TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Gregg County Fatal Crash
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 5/14/2023 & 1:30 P.M.
Location: State Highway 149 at Younger Road, 8.5 miles southwest of Longview, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2000 Honda Accord
Driver 1: Deceased
Monica E. Arthur, female, 53 YOA of Tatum, Texas
Pronounced By: Dr. Salnan Rahim of Christus Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, Texas, at 2:33 P.M.
Vehicle 2: 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche
Jaidon J. Gentry, male, 20 YOA of Longview, Texas.
Non-incapacitating injuries: transported to Longview Regional Hospital in Longview, Texas
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling west on State Highway 149. Vehicle 2 was traveling east on State Highway 149 and failed to yield the right of way to vehicle 1 as vehicle 2 began to turn onto Younger Road. Vehicle 1 collided into vehicle 2 at the intersection.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper D. Cole, DPS Longview
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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