Shakeem Hayes Injured in Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 82 in Hooksjoelagordon
Infant Killed and Two People Injured in Bowie County Car Crash on Highway 82
Hooks, Texas (January 25, 2018) – An infant died after a vehicle he was riding in was involved in a crash with another on Sunday morning In East Texas, DPS reported.
The crash happened at around 7:50 a.m. Sunday, January 21 on Highway 82 in Hooks.
DPS said 25-year-old Shakeem Devon Hayes of Hooks was driving a Honda Accord westbound on Highway 82 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a Toyota Camry, driven by 70-year-old Rebecca Williams Schutte also of Hooks.
Hayes suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital.
An infant riding in the Hayes vehicle was rushed to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Schutte sustained incapacitating injuries and was also taken to CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital.
DPS said the crash is still under investigation.
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