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Van Zandt County, TX – 2 Dead & 2 Injured In TX-198 Crash

Van Zandt County, TX (May 21, 2019) – On May 20, around 4:30 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on SH-198 just six miles north of Mabank.

According to reports, 66-year-old Susan Sherrard was traveling south along SH-198. For unknown reasons, Sherrard’s car left the roadway and hit a tree. After striking the tree, the vehicle traveled back across the roadway and entered into a ditch.

Sherrard was injured in the collision and transported to a Kaufman hospital for medical treatment. A back seat passenger in the vehicle, 39-year-old Lisa May Adair, was injured in the collision and transported to a hospital in Tyler in serious condition.

The front seat passenger of the vehicle, 65-year-old Thomas Eugene Bickerstaff, JR., was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.

A passenger in the back seat, who was identified as 39-year-old William Fredrick Sherrard, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts are with the Susan Sherrard and Lisa May Adair and their families at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Mr. Thomas Eugene Bickerstaff, JR. and William Fredrick Sherrard.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions In Texas

Van Zandt County, TX – 2 Dead, 2 Injured In SH-198 CrashMore than 3,700 people lose their lives in automobile accidents on Texas roadways annually. These unpredictable incidents occur and cause devastation for families everywhere. Although losing a loved one is devastating under any circumstance, finding out that your loved one lost their life as the result of a reckless and negligent driver makes the situation even more difficult to accept. In some cases, surviving relatives can contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to get the Justice they deserve.

Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton love firm have over two decades of experience helping those harmed get the Justice and compensation they deserve. Our skilled wrongful death attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families get the Justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.

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