Terry Blankenship Injured in Accident at FM 1013 in Tyler County, TX

March 3, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Terry Blankenship
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1013, Kirbyville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Log Truck, Pickup Truck
FM 1013
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Log Truck and a Pickup Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a crash that injured at least one person at FM 1013 in Tyler County, TX on March 3rd, 2023. Police are saying it happened round 8:30 a.m. According to investigators, a logging truck operated by 72-year-old David Hatton is accused of crossing into an opposite direction travel lane while in the process of a turn. The vehicle was struck by an approaching pickup truck operated by 63-year-old Terry Blankenship as a result. Blankenship was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries the Hatton was cited for performing a turn when unsafe. Additional details were not available.

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