Passenger Killed After SUV Drives Into Bridge Pillar In South Dallas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The 21-year-old passenger in a Sport Utility Vehicle died Sunday morning after the driver sped into a concrete bridge pillar on northbound Interstate 35 in South Dallas.

Cedar Hill resident Eric McWhorter, 21, was killed upon impact when the SUV flew headfirst into the bridge while traveling northbound on Interstate 35 near Overton Road.

Kim Leach, Dallas County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman, said the driver was “travelling at a high rate of speed” and is in critical condition. He has not been identified.

There were no other vehicles involved in the accident, and Leach said it was too soon to tell if alcohol played a role.


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  1. Carol Gibbs says:

    That’s such a sad thing to happen I will be praying for that 21 year Eric Mcwhorter and his family . Will be praying for the driver that was driving that car I will be praying that God will put his healing hands on that driver . and also put his hands on Eric Mcwhorter family .

  2. tripoli bracey says:

    i love you eric. your always in ,mmy heart forever. i love u also kashief. u were the brother i could have never dreamed of. i love yall both so much and i hope your just looking down and smiling upon me

  3. Leon Jhonson 111 says:

    i love you eric now you now god will take care of you now your hare is allways. hear with us and u looking down and smiling upon us all . form they ant Ruby. Leon. Julie. Phyllis.Larry. Leonard.Thomas. johnson. god blessed

  4. Kennita says:

    Eric, aka McWheezy, I’m so saddened by this loss-I just thought about you the other day and I should have hit u up when the thought first crossed my mind. I pray for both families as both kids were victims in this case. May God be with you all.

  5. Michael Farr says:

    Kashief will be missed by his city family, he was a lot of fun to work with and he was a very hard worker, I consider myself lucky to have known him when he started to work here at the city, I will miss him so very much as will everyone else here at the city since he touched so many people lives in his short time here. rest in peace Kashief you will always be remembered, Love ya

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