Vernon Groze Killed, One Injured in 18-Wheeler Crash on State Highway 94 near FM 3317 in Trinity County
Trinity County, TX. (October 25, 2021)- 47-year-old Vernon Groze was killed, and another person was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on October 21, 2021, in Trinity County, Texas. The accident occurred just after 6:00 a.m. on State Highway 94 near FM 3317. DPS reported Groze was driving westbound in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck while a 2017 Dodge Ram was traveling behind him. A 1989 Mack 18-wheeler then pulled out of a driveway in attempt to travel eastbound. The Mack truck failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the Chevrolet and the Dodge. Groze was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Dodge was transported to Crockett Medical Center with unknown injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured in the crash. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
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