Marilyn Darst Injured in Accident at US 79 in Jacksonville, TX

December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Marilyn Darst
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 79, Jacksonville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
GMC Yukon, Tractor-trailer
US 79
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Yukon and Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at US 79 in Jacksonville, TX on December 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:40 p.m. According to investigators, a GMC Yukon operated by 82-year-old Marilyn Darst is said to have traveled into the path of an eastbound truck at the intersection with East Rusk Street. Reports say the two vehicles collided, the crash seriously injuring Darst. The truck operator, who was not publicly identified, is said to have suffered possible injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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