Child Killed in Accident at US 59 in Panola County, TX

November 23, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 59, Marshall, Panola County, TX, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Pilot, Tractor-Trailer
US 59
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Pilot and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a child at US 59 in Panola County, TX on November 23rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:55 p.m. According to investigators, a Honda Pilot headed eastbound on FM 2517 is alleged to have failed to yield at the stop sign with intersection at US 59. Reports say the vehicle traveled into the path of an approaching southbound tractor-trailer, the two vehicles colliding in the process. Reports say a 9-year-old boy in the Honda suffered fatal injuries from the incident while the driver, a 37-year-old Louisiana man, was seriously injured. The driver of an additional vehicle that was involved had minor injuries, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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