Sheri Kennedy Killed; Donald Sanford Injured in Accident at Hwy 7 in Kennard, TX

December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Sheri Kennedy, Donald Sanford
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 7, Kennard, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
18-Wheeler, Ford Excursion
Hwy 7
Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Commercial trucks were involved in a collision with a Ford Excursion

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Hwy 7 in Kennard, TX on December 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:50 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Excursion was southwest before allegedly traveling into an oncoming lane for unclear reasons and colliding with an 18-wheeler. Following the collision, reports say the Ford overturned before it was struck by a second 18-wheeler. The crash left the driver of the Ford, identified as 59-year-old Sheri Kennedy, with fatal injuries at the scene. One other driver, identified as 64-year-old Donald Sanford, was hospitalized with injuries said to be non-life-threatening, reports indicate. Reports further indicate the other driver, 44-year-old Oscar Santos, was allegedly uninjured in the crash. Additional information was not available.

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