POLK COUNTY – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded
to a two-vehicle major crash yesterday morning 12-8-2020 on US 190, about five miles east
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 6:50 a.m., a 2009
Chevrolet SUV was traveling east on US 190. The driver of a 2013 Ford passenger
car was traveling westbound and reportedly attempted to pass another vehicle in a
no passing zone and struck the Chevrolet head-on.
The driver of the Chevrolet is identified as Michael Tobin, 55, from Onalaska.
The driver of the Ford is identified as Christopher Hinson, 37, from Livingston.
Both Tobin and Hinson were pronounced deceased at the scene by a Polk Co.
Justice of the Peace.
This crash remains under investigation. Additional information is not available at