Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: September 1, 2023, at 9:40 p.m.
Location: State Highway 78, 0.5 miles south of Bailey, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 MPH.
Road Condition: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2023 Ford F150.
Rodger Reed, 54 YOA from Leonard, TX.
Kenneth Duckworth, 87 YOA.
Pronounced by Justice of the Peace Bob Clemons.
Description: Preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was walking northbound along the edge of the pavement in a non-lighted area when he was struck by vehicle 1. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated by: Trooper T. Henry, DPS – Paris.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days
Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, Sergeant
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