Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured:1 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 9/18/2023 & 7:03 A.M.
Location: State Highway 154, 13.3 miles west of Gilmer, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2007 Chevrolet 1500
Leopoldo Guerrero, Jr., male, 24 YOA of Gilmer, Texas.
Non-incapacitating injuries, transported to UT Health Hospital in Quitman, Texas.
Diana M. Valenzuela, female, 34 YOA of Longview, Texas.
Pronounced By: Dr. Kyle Webster, MD, at UT Health Hospital in Quitman on 9/18/2023 at 9:05 A.M.
Diovanni S. Cisneros, male, 25 YOA of Longview, Texas.
Incapacitating injuries, transported to CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas.
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling east on State Highway 154. The driver of vehicle 1 failed to drive in a single lane and veered off the roadway to the north and overturned. During the investigation, the driver was determined to be intoxicated at the time of the crash and has been charged with Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault. This investigation is ongoing, and there are no further details at this time.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper B. Love, DPS Winnsboro
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
Media & Communications / Safety Education