Darla Degler Killed in Accident at US 377 in Tioga, TX

April 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Darla Degler
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 377, Tioga, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Mazda MX-3, Nissan Versa
US 377
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mazda MX-3 and a Nissan Versa were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at US 377 in Tioga, TX on April 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:49 a.m. According to investigators, a Mazda MX-3 headed westbound on Hinton St is said to have traveled northbound onto US 377. While in the process of turning, the vehicle collided with an approaching Nissan Versa operated by 55-year-old Darla Degler. Degler was hospitalized with serious injuries she later died from. The Mazda operator, a 19-year-old male who was not publicly identified, has serious injuries, police say. Sources indicate a Failure to Yield Right-of-Way charge was recommended and/or issued.

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