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Texas Department of Public Safety – Lamar County Fatal

Fatality Crash on US-271  

Date & Time: December 11, 2022, at approximately 5:20 a.m.  

City: Deport.  

County: Lamar.  

Location: US-271 near 4th Street.  

Posted Speed Limit: 55 MPH Weather Conditions: Fog Road Condition: Wet.  

Vehicle 1: 1999 Dodge 2500.  

Driver: Non-incapacitating injuries.  

Bryson Stee, male, 19 YOA, from Scroggins, TX.  

Vehicle 2: 2010 Ford Focus.  

Driver: Deceased.  

Virginia Raney, female, 24 YOA, from Bogota, TX.  

Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling southbound and vehicle  2 was traveling northbound on US-271. Vehicle 1 cross the center lane divider and struck vehicle  2’s left front area. The driver of vehicle 1 was transported to Paris Regional Medical Center with  non-incapacitating injuries. The driver of vehicle 2 was pronounced deceased at the scene by  

Honorable James Mazy, Justice of the Peace Pct. 1. This is an ongoing investigation, and no  additional information is available.  

Investigated by: Trooper K. Sanmann, DPS – Bonham.  

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

Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, Sergeant  

Texas Department of Public Safety  

Media and Communications  

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