Man Killed in Accident at US 79 in Panola County, TX

November 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 79, Palestine, Panola County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Chevrolet Cruze
US 79
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and a Chevrolet Cruze were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at US 79 in Panola County, TX on November 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:40 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed southwest  before it was struck from the rear by a Chevrolet Cruze. The collision left the driver of the Chevrolet, who was not publicly identified, with fatal injuries. Additional information was not available.

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