Titus County- One Dead in a Car Accident on Interstate 30
Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 7:29 am
The Pleasant Police Department has released the name of the victim who died in a fatal car accident on Interstate 30 near Mt. Pleasant, Monday.
The fatality was identified as Derry D. Chism. He is a 46-year-old resident of Peoria.
According to initial reports, Texas Department of Public Safety officials responded to a collision on Interstate 30 just after 2:00 p.m. A Freightliner truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer was resting on the shoulder of the highway when a sport utility vehicle, for yet unknown reasons, veered off the roadway and rear-ended the semi.
The driver of the SUV, Derry Chism, was ejected from his vehicle as a result of the collision. He was pronounced dead by emergency crews. According to police, he was not wearing a seat belt.
Meanwhile, the driver of the semi-trailer, identified as Joshua Allan Beach, 30, of Sulphur Springs, sustained injuries from the impact. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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