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

December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

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
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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