Rains County – 1 Killed 1 Injured on SH 276
Posted on Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 5:56 am
Last Saturday, a vehicle accident on State Highway 276 resulted in the death of one person and injuries to another in Rains County.
At around 10:30 a.m., DPS troopers were dispatched to SH 276 following reports of a collision, two miles west of the city of Emory in Rains County. A 2017 Nissan Versa was heading east on the highway when, for yet unknown reasons, it drifted over the center line and collided with a 1995 Ford F-150 pickup truck that was traveling along the westbound lanes. As a result, the driver of the Nissan died due to the injuries sustained from the impact. Meanwhile, the Ford driver was taken to Christus Trinity Mother Francis – Sulphur Springs where he was listed in serious condition.
No identification has been released pending notification of the victims’ immediate family relatives.
The crash remains under investigation.
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