Child Dead; Terea McEachern Injured in Dump Truck Accident in Jefferson County, TX

January 14, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Terea McEachern
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Dump Truck
Smith Road
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle rear-ended a dump truck

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a toddler and injured Terea McEachern on Smith Road in Jefferson County, TX on January 14th, 2019. 60-year-old Terea McEachern was seriously injured when her vehicle rear-ended a dump truck that was stopped to make a turn. Her two-year old grandson was in the vehicle with her and was fatally injured.

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