TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Rusk County Fatal Crash on May 20, 2023
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 5/20/2023 at 12:25 AM.
Location: County Road 3185, 3 miles east of Mt Enterprise, Texas.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph.
Weather Condition: Clear.
Road Conditions: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2000 Buick LeSabre.
Driver 1: Deceased
Patrick Demond Caldwell, male, 36 YOA from Nacogdches, Texas.
Pronounced by: Justice of the Peace, Shannon Berley, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates Vehicle 1 was traveling west on CR 3185 at an unsafe speed. Vehicle 1 left the roadway striking a tree on the driver side and caught fire. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated By: Trooper F. Ricardo- DPS Henderson
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days.
Sergeant Christopher Williamson
Texas Department of Public Safety