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Police investigate deadly Trinity Co. accident

TRINITY CO., July 15, 2013--On Friday afternoon, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Police responded to a deadly accident on State Hwy 19, northwest of Trinity.

According to Department of Public Safety Trooper David Hendry, a 2001 Ford F150, driven by Elbert Harrison, Jr., age 28, of Palestine, was travelling southbound on State Hwy 19, when it crossed over the center stripe and collided head-on with a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Joe Martin Chambers, age 76, of Spring, Texas.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Trooper Hendry about the accident. Click below for details.

 

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