TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal Crash 2/22/23
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured:0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 2/22/2023 & 4:45 A.M.
Location: County Road 431, 3 miles north of Lindale, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2018 Toyota Corolla
Driver 1: Deceased
Elizabeth C. Hare, female, 44 YOA of Brownsboro, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP Jon Johnson, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling northbound on County Road 431. Vehicle 1 left the roadway to the east colliding with a guardrail, causing Vehicle 1 to overturn into a nearby creek.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Corporal C. Wade, DPS Tyler
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
Adam Albritton, Sergeant
Texas Department of Public Safety
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