Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: 06/29/2023 at 5:41 AM.
Location: State Highway 322, 5 miles north of Lakeport, Texas.
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph.
Weather Condition: Clear.
Road Conditions: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2015 Kia Forte.
Driver 1: Deceased
Jorge Rubio, male, 36 YOA from Jacksonville, Texas.
Pronounced by: Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Cindy Redmon, on scene.
Vehicle 2: 2017 Kia Rio.
Zachary Ray Whitehead, male, 25 YOA from Longview, Texas.
Transported to Trinity Mother Frances Tyler, Texas.
Preliminary investigation indicates Vehicle 1 was traveling north on SH 322. Vehicle 2 was traveling south on SH 322. Vehicle 1 crossed into the southbound lane, striking Vehicle 2. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated By: Trooper Z. Mills- DPS Henderson
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days.
Sergeant Christopher Williamson
Texas Department of Public Safety