Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: 7/15/2023 at 5:06 A.M.
Location: US 79 North, 3.5 miles south of DeBerry, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 65 mph
Vehicle 1: 2018 RAM 1500
Driver 1: Deceased
Zackery S. Faris, male, 21 YOA of Lufkin, Texas.
Pronounced By: JP Denise Gray, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling northeast on US 79 North. The driver of vehicle 1 drove off the roadway to the west and collided with a tree. This investigation is still ongoing.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper K. Bullock, DPS Carthage
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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