Karl Smith Killed in Accident at State Hwy 30 near County Rd 175 in Iola, TX

September 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Karl Smith
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Highway 30, Huntsville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-250
State Hwy 30 near County Rd 175
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-250 lost control at a curve int he roadway before colliding with a power pole

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 30 near County Rd 175 in Iola, TX on September 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a Ford F-250 headed eastbound was approaching a curve in the roadway. The vehicle is said to have lost control for unclear reasons before colliding with a power pole. The driver, 50-year-old Karl Smith, was hospitalized with injuries he later died from. Additional information was not immediately available.

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