Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 2 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 6/3/2023 @ 12:55 P.M.
Location: FM 14 at Private Road 7816, 1 mile north of Hawkins, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2001 Ford Ranger
Driver 1: Deceased
Jaykob A. Dodd, male, 16 YOA of Hawkins, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP Hettich, on scene
Vehicle 2: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado
Sabino Santoy, male, 65 YOA of Ore City, Texas.
Incapacitating Injuries: Transported to UT Health Hospital in Tyler, Texas
Maria Santoy, female, 63 YOA of Ore City, Texas.
Non-Incapacitating Injuries: Transported to UT Health Hospital in Tyler, Texas
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling south on FM 14 and vehicle 2 was traveling north on FM 14. Vehicle 1 drifted across the center line and into the northbound lane and struck vehicle 2 head on. This investigation is still ongoing.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper C. VanDerWilt, DPS Quitman
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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