Texas

Carson Martinez Killed in Accident at US 69 in Cherokee County, TX

Date
December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 69, Tyler, Cherokee County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado
Road/Highway
US 69
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Silverado veered from a curve in the road into a utility pole and tree


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a woman at US 69 in Cherokee County, TX on December 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:01 a.m. Investigators are saying a Chevrolet Silverado was northbound on US 69, approaching a slight curve in the roadway. The vehicle is said to have veered over a culvert and hit a mailbox and power pole before hitting a tree and coming to rest. The driver, identified as 20-year-old Carson Martinez, was fatally injured in the incident. Additional information was not available.

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