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Smith County, Texas (July 24, 2022) – Jennifer Felix, 26, of Tyler, was among five people who died in a two-vehicle collision in Smith County early Friday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The deadly crash happened at around at 5:20 a.m. Friday, July 22, on Highway 110 near County Road 48.
DPS said a 2017 Dodge Charger was heading northbound on Highway 110 when it collided head-on with a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe that was traveling southbound.
Following the impact, the Dodge Charger burst into flames.
Felix and two other occupants of the Dodge Charger were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe and a juvenile passenger also died at the scene.
Further details regarding the crash were not immediately provided.
The crash remains under investigation.
Common Causes of Automobile Accidents
There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality. At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case. Call now for a free consultation.
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