SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated Saturday morning 9-28-18 a two-vehicle major crash on SH 147, about eight miles south of San Augustine. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 7 a.m., a 2011 Ford passenger car was travelling north on SH 147. For unknown reasons the Ford drove across the center of the roadway and struck a southbound 2016 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer head-on.
The driver of the passenger car is identified as 25-year-old Jquadron Thomas from Nacogdoches. Thomas was pronounced deceased at the scene by a San Augustine County Justice of the Peace. The driver of the truck tractor semi-trailer is identified as 59-year-old Farajollah Hayati from Flint, TX.
Hayati was not reportedly injured during the crash. This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.