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Yet another Crash in Nacogdoches

On June 10, at approximately 6 p.m., Nacogdoches
County DPS troopers responded to and investigated a three vehicle crash on US 59
about six miles south of Nacogdoches. The preliminary crash investigation
indicates a 2012 Dodge van failed to yield right-of-way from FM 2864 and was
struck by a southbound 2013 Honda CRV. After the initial collision the Dodge van
struck a 2012 Ford pickup that was stopped in the turn lane of US 59 waiting to
turn onto FM 2864. The driver of the Dodge van was identified as Gerald Dee
Drummond, 60, from Fayettville, AR. Gerald Drummond was transported to
Parkland Hospital in Dallas and unfortunately succumbed to his injuries on June
12. Sherry Drummond, 62, was transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital in
Nacogdoches where she was reportedly treated and released. The driver of the
Honda CRV was identified as Rita Rosa Steier, 56, from Timpson, TX. Steier was
also transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital where she too was treated and
released. The driver of the 2012 Ford pickup was identified as Jake Crisp, 16, from
Nacogdoches, TX. Crisp was not reported as being injures during the crash. This
crash remains under investigation