Cheron Smith Killed in Accident at FM 1462 in Fort Bend County, TX

May 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Cheron Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1462, Damon, Fort Bend County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 2500, Chrysler Town & Country
FM 1462
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 2500 and a Chrysler Town & Country were involved in a crash

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 1462 in Fort Bend County, TX on May 4th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:57 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 2500 operated by a 37-year-old male was headed eastbound on FM 1462. At the same time, a Chrysler Town & Country operated by 71-year-old Cheron Smith was turning left into a private driveway, stopping in the roadway to wait for passing traffic. Police say the Dodge failed to control its speed, colliding with the Chrysler as a result. Smith suffered fatal injuries in the collision while the other driver had serious injuries. Authorities recommended and/or issued a charge of Intoxication Manslaughter.

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