2 Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash at FM 2661 and Highway 31 W in Smith County

2 Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash at FM 2661 and Highway 31 W in Smith County

Two People Killed in Smith County Crash at FM 2661 and Highway 31 W

Smith County, Texas (May 2, 2023) – Two people were killed in a Tuesday morning crash in Smith County near Lake Palestine, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The deadly two-vehicle crash occurred near FM 2661 and Highway 31 W, just west of Big Eddy Road.

Details on what led up to the accident were not immediately available, but DPS said two people died in the crash.

FM 2661 was closed during the investigation and cleanup.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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