Fatality crash in Fannin County
Date & Time: January 26, 2023, at 6:45 pm.
Location: State Highway 121 at County Road 4642.
Posted Speed Limit: 75 MPH Weather: Clear/Cloudy Road Condition: Dry
Vehicle 1: 2017 Ford Transit.
Driver: Serious injuries.
Abbas Zeerak, male, 38 YOA, from McKinney, TX.
Vehicle 2: 2002 Ford Explorer.
Jonathan David Davenport, male, 57 YOA, from Whitewright, TX.
Vehicle 3: 2016 Jeep Trail Hawk.
Driver: Stable injuries.
Jessica Erin Bradford, female, 47 YOA, from Garland, TX.
Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling southbound, behind vehicle 2, on State Highway 121. Vehicle 3 was traveling northbound. The driver of vehicle 2 began to slow down to make a left-hand turn onto County Road 4642 when the driver of vehicle 1 failed to control speed and rear-ended vehicle 2. The impact caused vehicle 2 to veer into the northbound lane and was struck by vehicle 3. The driver of vehicle 1 was transported to Baylor Medical Center in McKinney, TX, with serious injuries. The driver of vehicle 2 was pronounced deceased at the scene by Honorable Justice of the Peace Judge Kenny Karl. The driver of vehicle 3 was transported to Texoma Medical Center in Denison, TX, with stable injuries. This investigation is ongoing, 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 https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/CrashReportSearch.htm
Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, Sergeant
Texas Department of Public Safety
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