SHELBY COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two-vehicle crash last night at the intersection of US 59 and US 84, inside the city limits of Timpson.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 9:50 p.m., a 1997 Honda passenger car failed to yield right of way from US 84 and was struck by a southbound 2019 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer.
The driver of the Honda is identified as 27-year-old Dezmond McKinney from Mansfield, LA. McKinney was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace.
The driver of the Freightliner is identified as 50-year-old Maksym Kabakov from Des Plaines, IL. Kabakov was not injured as a result of the crash.
No additional information is available at this time.
On Thursday evening January 9, 2020, at around 9:50 p.m. there was a fatality wreck that occurred in the Timpson area, near the intersection of HWY 84 and 59. A Honda that was driven by a 27-year-old man from Mansfield, LA pulled up to the intersection and stopped at a sign but then pulled out in front of an 18-wheeler.
Submitted Photo of the Crash
The 18-wheeler then struck the Honda crushing it. The driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased at the scene by Shelby County JP Tracy Broadway. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office, DPS, and the Timpson Fire Department and Timpson Ambulance Service all responded to the scene.
Emergency Personel Responding, Submitted Photo of the Crash
More to follow once time has been allowed to inform the next of kin.