Margaret Reavis, Letha Frost Killed in Accident at Hwy 31 in Smith County, TX

September 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Margaret Reavis, Letha Frost
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 31 W, Tyler, Smith County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hyundai Accent, Dodge Ram 3500
Hwy 31
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Hyundai Accent and a Dodge Ram 3500 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed two people at Hwy 31 in Smith County, TX on September 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a Hyundai headed eastbound on Hwy 31 slowed to make a u-turn onto westbound Hwy 31. As it did so, investigators allege the vehicle turned when unsafe into the path of a Dodge Ram traveling behind the vehicle. The vehicles collided, leaving the driver of the Dodge with suspected non-life-threatening injuries. 59-year-old Margaret Reavis and 49-year-old Letha Frost suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Additional information was not immediately available.

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