David Lewandowski Killed, Nicholas Agustin and Kimberly Thomas Injured in Car Crash on SH 110 in Smith CountyKiprop Vincent
David Lewandowski Killed, Nicholas Agustin and Kimberly Thomas Injured in Smith County Two-Vehicle Crash on State Highway 110
Smith County, Texas (October 3, 2022) – One person was killed, and two others were injured early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Smith County, according to the Texas DPS.
The fatal crash happened around 4:30 a.m., October 2, on State Highway 110, just north of Tyler.
DPS said Nicholas R. Agustin, 19, of Tyler, was driving a Ford southbound on the highway when he lost control, entered into the northbound lanes, and struck a Honda driven by Kimberly N. Thomas, 37, of Woodway.
Thomas was taken to a Tyler medical center with serious injuries. A passenger in his vehicle, David C. Lewandowski, 51, of Hewitt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Agustin was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was later arrested and booked on charges of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle, intoxication assault, and possession of between 4 and 200 grams of a controlled substance. He was being held at the Smith County Jail on bonds totaling $1.1 million.
The crash remains under investigation.
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