Smith County, TX – Shane Simmons Killed in Vehicle Accident on CR 285
Smith County, TX (September 28, 2019) One person lost their life in a fatal vehicle accident on the morning of September 27th. A driver operating a 2008 Ford F-250 was traveling east on County Road 285 when the Ford swayed and crashed into a Ford F-150 that was headed west. The two vehicles collided at approximately 10:36 a.m.
When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found the driver in the Ford F-150 deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 56-year-old Shane Simmons of Whitehouse. The driver of the other Ford has been identified as 43-year-old Eric Golemback of Tyler.
The accident is currently under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Shane Simmons at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Car accidents happen every single day in Texas. In fact, at least one person loses their life in a car accident every day throughout the state. Car accidents are almost always a result of negligence from one of the drivers involved. All it takes is for a driver to be on their phone for a few seconds in order for a major accident to happen and potentially cost someone their life.
At The Benton Law Firm, our wrongful death attorneys are helping families on a daily basis file lawsuits against negligent parties. We believe in the rights of our clients and work hard to make sure they are fairly compensated for the negligent actions of others. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878.
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