Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : April 5, 2019

Upshur County, TX – Whitney Emmel Petrick Killed In TX-300 Crash

Upshur County, TX (April 5, 2019) – Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a collision on TX-300.

According to the investigation, 29-year-old James Sterling Jones Jr. was traveling north along TX-300 in the inside lanes. At the same time, 30-ear-old Whitney Emmel Petrick was stopped at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 726 and TX-300, facing west.

Ms. Petrick pulled her vehicle out into the intersection and was struck by Jones’s vehicle. Jones was in stable condition at the time of the collision. Ms. Petrick was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Our prayers go out to the family of Whitney Emmel Petrick. We are thinking of you during this very tragic time and wishing you moments of comfort and peace as you remember your loved one.

This is an update to an earlier post found here.

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