DPS has released the following statement regarding the major accident on Hwy 34 South of Quinlan on Saturday.
The preliminary investigation indicates a grey Ford Escape coming from private road 3780 failed to yield to a cement truck while turning South onto State Highway 34. The cement truck was traveling South on SH-34 and attempted to avoid hitting the Ford Escape but clipped the back drivers side then then crossed into the North bound lanes of travel hitting a Ford Flex head on.
The driver and passenger of the Ford Escape were transported by Medical Helicopters with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the cement truck was transported by Hunt County EMS to Hunt Regional Medical Center of Quinlan with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford Flex was pronounced deceased on scene.
Name of the deceased has not been released. DPS will continue their investigation of the accident
Prayers for all involved