Fatal crash in Eastland County

August 10, 2012

Texas DPS (Department of Public Safety) investigating fatal crash in Eastland County

One person was killed in a two vehicle crash in Eastland County.
At about 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 on Interstate 20 near mile marker 346 in the west bound lane, Jessica Marie Rogers, 20 years of age, of Henrietta, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro in Eastland County.
Danny R. Howell was driving a 1998 Freightliner truck, also westbound on Interstate 20. Howell was slowing his vehicle because of traffic ahead. Rogers drove into the back of Howell’s towed trailer. Judge James King pronounced Rogers dead at the scene at 8:02 a.m. Her body was taken to Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland.
The road was dry and the weather was clear. The seat belt was worn. This crash is under investigation by Trooper Shannon Mauney.

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