Jonathan Davenport Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on State Highway 121 in Fannin County

Jonathan Davenport Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on State Highway 121 in Fannin County

Jonathan Davenport ID’d as Man Killed in Fannin County Crash on State Highway 121 at County Road 4642

Fannin County, Texas (January 27, 2023) – The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the man who died following a three-vehicle crash on Thursday evening in Fannin County as Jonathan David Davenport, 57, of Whitewright, Texas.

The deadly crash happened at around 6:45 p.m. Thursday, January 26, on State Highway 121 at County Road 4642.

DPS said a 2017 Ford Transit, driven by Abbas Zeerak, 38, of McKinney, Texas, was heading southbound, behind a 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by Davenport, on State Highway 121. A 2016 Jeep Trail Hawk, driven by Jessica Erin Bradford, 47, of Garland, Texas, was traveling northbound.

Davenport reportedly began to slow down to make a left-hand turn onto County Road 4642 when Zeerak failed to control speed and hit Davenport’s vehicle from behind.

Due to the impact of the collision, Davenport’s vehicle drifted into the northbound lane, where it was hit by Bradford’s vehicle.

Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene. Zeerak was taken to Baylor Medical Center in McKinney with serious injuries while Bradford was transported to Texoma Medical Center in Denison and is in stable condition.

Further details regarding the collision were immediately provided.

The crash remains under investigation.

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