Sabine County, TX- On August 3, at approximately 9 a.m., Texas Department of
Public Safety troopers from Sabine and Shelby counties responded to a two vehicle
crash on SH 87, just south of the intersection of SH 21.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2006 International dump truck and
trailer were traveling southbound on SH 87 when the driver reportedly disregarded
the stop sign at SH 21and drove off the roadway and struck an unoccupied parked
car in the parking lot of a local convenience store. After the truck struck the parked
car the driver then over corrected to the left and subsequently overturned in the
southbound lane of SH87 and was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 58 year-old Jerry Woods from
Texarkana Arkansas. Woods was transported to a local hospital in Hemphill where
he was later pronounced deceased. Two other passengers with Woods were
transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin and their condition is unknown at
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at