Amanda Ferrell Killed in Accident at FM 1716 in Rusk County, TX

October 25, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1716, Henderson, Rusk County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Sportage, Honda NCW50 Motorcycle
FM 1716
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Sportage and a Honda NCW50 Motorcycle were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 1716 in Rusk County, TX on October 25th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:24 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Sportage operated by 49-year-old Meissha Jones was southeast on FM 1716. Traveling northwest on FM 1716 was a motorcycle operated by a 41-year-old Longview man. The vehicle is said alleged to have veered into the path of the Kia for unconfirmed reasons before the two vehicles collided. A passenger on the motorcycle, identified as 44-year-old Amanda Ferrell, suffered fatal injuries, as did the driver. Jones had possible injuries, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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