Melissa Lynn Farrington Injured in Accident at FM 644 in Scurry County, TX

September 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Melissa Lynn Farrington
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM644, Hermleigh, Scurry County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Chevrolet Tahoe
FM 644
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Chevrolet Tahoe were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at FM 644 in Scurry County, TX on September 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 35-year-old man was eastbound on FM 1606 was approaching the intersection with FM 644. The vehicle is alleged to have disregarded a stop sign, traveling into the path of an approaching Chevrolet Tahoe operated by 35-year-old Melissa Lynn Farrington. The vehicles collided at the intersection, leaving Farrington with injuries suspected of being serious in nature. The other driver was not injured, according to police. A charge of Disregarding Stop Sign charge was recommended and/or issued against the driver of the tractor-trailer. Additional information was not immediately available.

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