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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – December 27 2023 Van Zandt County Fatal Crash on SH 64

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1           Number of Injured: 0                   Number Killed: 1

Date & Time: December 27, 2023, at 3:59 pm.

County: Van Zandt

Location: State Highway 64, 5 miles east of Canton, TX.

Posted Speed Limit: 70 MPH.

Road Condition: Dry.


Vehicle 1: 2002 Nissan Sentra.

Driver 1: Deceased

Michael Miller, 65YOA, of Canton, TX.

Seatbelt: No

Pronounced by Everett Holly, MD, at Christus Mother Francis Canton, TX.


Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling east on SH 64, left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.


Investigated by: Trooper J. Sagnibene, DPS – Canton.


A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days           



Chris Williamson, Sergeant

Texas Department of Public Safety

Safety Education / Media & Communications

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