TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County One Vehicle Fatal Crash – 4/26/23
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured:0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 4/26/2023 & 5:30 P.M.
Location: County Road 285, 5 miles south of Tyler, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 50 mph
Vehicle 1: 1995 Chevrolet Corvette
Driver 1: Deceased
Thomas A. Fuller, male, 17 YOA of Tyler, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP James Meredith, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling east on County Road 285, left the roadway to the south and collided into a tree.
Weather Condition: Raining
Road Conditions: Wet
Investigated By: Trooper D. Appleman, 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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