Cherokee County News
Cherokee County, Texas (KLTV) – 1 Jacksonville woman killed whose name is Cheryl Smith, and 3 injured in a two-vehicle accident outside Cherokee County.
A 17-year-old male driver of a 2007 Dodge Durango was traveling east on US Highway 175 while Angela Washington, 43, of Jacksonville, at the same time, was driving a 2007 Ford Fiesta West on the same roadway, according to Texas Department of Public Safety preliminary investigators’ report.
The DPS said that for some unknown reason, the Durango driver crossed a westbound lane and hit Washington’s vehicle.
One of the passengers in the Washington vehicle, Cheryl Smith, 68, of Jacksonville, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to DPS, Washington and another passenger, 68-year-old Gloria Williams of Jacksonville, were taken to UT Health East Texas in Tyler in critical condition.
DPS reported that the 17-year-old, who is from Frankston, was taken to UT Health East Texas in Jacksonville in stable condition.
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