Henderson man dies in 2-vehicle wreck in Nacogdoches County

Henderson man dies in 2-vehicle wreck in Nacogdoches County

From the Texas Department of Public Safety

NACOGDOCHES, TX (News Release) - On May 16, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a two-vehicle crash on US 59 at US 259, just north of Nacogdoches. The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 3:30 p.m., a 2009 Kia Sorento reportedly failed to yield right of way from the stop sign on US 259 and pulled into the path of a 2014 Volvo truck tractor semi-trailer that was traveling north on US 59.

The driver of the Kia was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nacogdoches County Justice of the Peace and identified as 36-year-old Anthony Coleman from Henderson, TX.

The driver of the truck tractor is identified as Jerry Blankenship, 55, from Stamps, AR. Blankenship was not reportedly injured during the crash.
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.