CORSICANA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 71-year-old man from Alvarado was killed when a vehicle swerved into his lane Monday afternoon in Johnson County, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
The two-vehicle crash on FM 917 just east of CR 808 in Johnson County happened around 3:30 p.m..READ MORE: Decades Later, Family Gets Apology From Dallas Police Over Death Of 12-Year-Old Santos Rodriguez
DPS said the preliminary investigation shows a GMC Sierra pickup was traveling east on FM 917.
A Nissan Quest SUV was traveling west on FM 917.READ MORE: Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Steven Weinberg Dies At 88 In Texas Hospital
“For an as of yet undetermined reason the pickup swerved into the westbound lane of travel and struck the SUV head on,” DPS said in a news release. “The pickup came to a stop in the middle of the road. The SUV came to a stop on the north side of the roadway in the ditch.”
The driver of the SUV who died at the scene was identified as Hugh Nixon.
The driver of the pickup, 55 year-old, Sherrie Boydston, of Glenrose was taken by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital with unknown injuries.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting Involving Fight In Irving, Police Say
The investigation is ongoing.