Tiffany Sammons, Ashley Martin Killed in Accident at US 69 in Wood County, TX

January 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Tiffany Sammons, Ashley Martin
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 69, Tyler, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Explorer
US 69
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Hyundai Santa Fe and Ford Explorer were involved in a collision with a Dodge Ram

What Happened

Investigators are looking into a three-vehicle collision that led to the death of a teen at US 69 in Wood County, TX on January 7th, 2023. Officers say it involved a Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa De and Dodge Ram. The south eastbound Hyundai is alleged to have crossed a center line into opposite direction traffic, colliding head-on with the Ford. Following this, a Dodge Ram struck the Ford before veering from the road into a tree. 39-year-old Tiffany Sammons and 44-year-old Ashley Martin were killed in the crash. A 16-year-old male also died. One driver involved was confirmed uninjured. No other information was available.

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