DPS Troopers Investigate Fatality Crash

On 6/15/22 at approximately 5:15a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to a two vehicle crash on SH 85 approximately 1.7 miles west of FM1126 in Navarro County.

The preliminary information shows that a Nissan passenger vehicle was traveling east bound on Hwy 85 in the west bound lane of travel. A Volkswagen passenger vehicle was traveling west bound on Hwy 85. The Nissan struck the Volkswagen head-on. This caused the Nissan to catch fire. 

Both the driver and passenger of the Nissan were pronounced deceased at the scene by Judge Darrell Waller of Precinct #2. The driver of the Volkswagen, 29 year-old,  Demion Hariford, of Tool, was flown by air ambulance to Parkland Hospital with life threatening injuries. Identification of the driver and passenger of the Nissan is pending. 

The investigation is still ongoing and there is no other information available at this time. 


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