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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Gregg County Fatal Crash – Vehicle v. Pedestrian




Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2            Number of Injured: 0                    Number killed: 1


Date & Time: 11/3/2022 & 7:20 P.M.


County: Gregg   


Location: East Goforth Rd, 1 mile east of Kilgore, Texas


Posted Speed Limit: 45 mph


Vehicle 1: 2010 Mazda CX-5


Vehicle 2: 2016 Mazda CX-7



Driver 1

Lennis D. Burrow, female, 64 YOA of Overton, Texas.

Seatbelt: Yes

Not injured 



Pedestrian: Deceased

Joe Ann Knight, female, 76 YOA of Kilgore, Texas

Pronounced By: JP Robbie Cox, on scene




Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on Goforth Rd. Vehicle 2 was parked in the eastbound lane facing west. The driver exited her vehicle and the driver of vehicle 1 swerved to the right to avoid striking vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 collided with the driver of vehicle 2 who was outside of her vehicle.



Weather Condition: Clear


Road Conditions: Dry


Investigated By: Trooper Kiefer Bounds, DPS Longview


A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link:



Sergeant Adam Albritton

Texas Department of Public Safety

Safety Education / Media & Communications

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