Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 1 Number Killed: 1
Date & Time: November 18, 2023, at 12:01 p.m.
Location: I-35, just north of the Travel Center.
Posted Speed Limit: 75 MPH.
Road Condition: Dry.
Vehicle 1: 2005 Kia Rio.
Driver 1: Deceased.
Irene Halstied, 51-YOA from Oklahoma City, OK.
Pronounced by: Gainesville EMS at the scene.
Lanita Brown, 57-YOA from Oklahoma City, OK.
Non-incapacitating injuries: transported to Medical City Denton, in Denton, TX.
Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling southbound when it veered into the median, rolled over, and stopped in the northbound lanes. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.
Investigated by: Trooper B. Haverkamp, DPS – Gainesville.
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days
Josue “Tony” De La Cerda, Sergeant
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