Russell Douglas II Injured in Accident at FM 96 in Cass County, TX

October 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Russell Douglas II
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 96, Atlanta, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hyundai Elantra
FM 96
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Hyundai Elantra veered from a curve in the road before colliding with a mail box

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at FM 96 in Cass County, TX on October 19th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. According to investigators, a Hyundai Elantra operated by 34-year-old Russell Douglas II was southbound on FM 96, nearing the FM 2791 intersection. While navigating a curve in the roadway, officials say the vehicle lost control and struck a mailbox before hitting a concrete curb. The vehicle overturned into a bar ditch, the crash leaving Douglas seriously injured, according to reports. Additional information was not available.

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