Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 2
Date & Time: 10/18/2022 12:05 P.M.
County: Van Zandt
Location: State Highway 64, 3 miles west of Canton, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2005 Pontiac G6
Vehicle 2: 2020 Ford F-150
Driver 1: Deceased
Ricky D. Daniel, male, 42 YOA of Canton, Texas
Pronounced By: JP Sandra Plaster, on scene
Driver 2: Deceased
Thelbert L. Thompson, male, 89 YOA of Canton, Texas
Pronounced By: JP Sandra Plaster, at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Canton, Texas at 12:50 P.M.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on State Highway 64. Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on State Highway 64. The driver of vehicle 1 drove into the oncoming lane and struck vehicle 2 head on.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Jose Zaragoza, DPS Canton
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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