Doris Strong Killed; James McClain, Michelle McClain Injured in Accident at FM 3053 in Gregg County, TX

March 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Doris Strong
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 3053 Gregg County, TX

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
SUV, Pickup Truck
FM 3053
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), various injuries (3)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

SUV and a Pickup Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed three people at FM 3053 in Gregg County, TX on March 4th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6 p.m. According to investigators, an SUV operated by 47-year-old Marcus McKnight was headed eastbound on Goforth Rd before it allegedly failed to yield at the intersection with FM 3053. The vehicle is said to have collided with a southbound pickup truck operated by 64-year-old James McClain as a result. A passenger in the SUV, identified as 68-year-old Doris Strong, suffered fatal injuries. McClain and a passenger, 64-year-old Michelle McClain, were both hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. McKnight was also hospitalized. Additional information was not available.

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