Jeanette Marie Bragg Killed; Teen Injured in Crash on US 81/287 Near Decatur, TX

February 3, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Jeanette Marie Bragg
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
US 81/287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle veered from the road into the shoulder before driver overprotected and the vehicle overturned

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a mother and injured her son on US 81/287 near Decatur, TX on February 3rd, 2019. Jeanette Marie Bragg was killed when her vehicle lost control and crashed into a median before rolling several times. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 15-year-old son who was a passenger in the vehicle was hospitalized with minor injuries and later released to his father.

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