Shemikia Brown Killed in Accident at Hwy 146 in Polk County, TX

November 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Shemikia Brown
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

North Highway 146, Liberty, Polk County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
GMC Pickup Truck, Buick Lucerne
Hwy 146
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (3), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Pickup Truck and a Buick Lucerne were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a woman and three children at Hwy 146 in Polk County, TX on November 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10 p.m. Officials say a Buick Lucerne lost control for unknown reasons before veering into an opposite lane, striking a GMC pickup truck. Officials say the driver of the Buick, identified as 34-year-old Shemikia Brown, suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Also killed were three children in the vehicle. Sources say a fourth child was hospitalized with serious injuries. The driver of the GMC, identified as 30-year-old Joshua Gorman, was uninjured, sources say. Additional information was not available.

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