Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 09/24/2022 2:30 A.M.
Location: State Highway 155 North, 1.1 mile north of Winona, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe
Vehicle 2: 2010 Nissan 370Z
Darrell T. Lewis, male, 21 YOA of Tyler, Texas.
Incapacitating injuries, transported to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
Driver 2: Deceased
Eric C. Eitel, male, 53 YOA of Big Sandy, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP Jon Johnson, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling south on State Highway 155. Vehicle 2 was traveling north on State Highway 155. The driver of vehicle 1 drove on the wrong side of the road and collided head on with vehicle 2.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Lewis Sullivan, DPS Tyler
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.
Sergeant Adam Albritton
Texas Department of Public Safety
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