Edward Wills Killed in Accident at State Hwy 11 in Fannin County, TX

December 27, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Edward Wills
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 11, Pittsburg, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Dakota, Hino Truck
State Hwy 11
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Dakota and a Hino Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 11 in Fannin County, TX on December 27th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 12:39 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Dakota operated by 59-year-old Edward Wills was headed northwest on Hwy 11. A Hino box truck operated by an unnamed 40-year-old Sherman, TX man was headed northwest, ahead of the Dodge. Officers believe the box truck was slowing to make a turn and as it did so, the Dodge traveled into an opposite lane to pass the truck. The truck came to a sudden stop to avoid a collision while the Dodge traveled back into its previous lane, colliding with the rear of the truck. The collision left wills with fatal injuries. The other driver and passenger were taken to an area hospital for evaluation. Additional information was not provided.

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