Decatur, TX – Injured Victims Identified In FM-51 Crash Near CR 2224
Decatur, TX (May 28, 2019) – On May 25, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on FM 51 near Country Road 2224.
According to reports, around 4 p.m., 61-year-old Harold Frey was traveling south along FM-51 in a 2001 Ford F-350 when a tire blew out on his vehicle. As a result of the blowout, Frey lost control of his vehicle and entered into the northbound lane of the roadway.
Upon crossing the center median, Frey’s vehicle struck a 2005 Ford F-150 being operated by 69-year-old Paul Lipp.
Lipp sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers.
Frey was injured in the collision and flown to John Peter Smith Hospital for medical treatment.
Our thoughts are with Mr. Frey and his family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Paul Lipp. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
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