1 dead in Polk County crash

1 dead in Polk County crash

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - From the Department of Public Safety:

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle fatal crash yesterday morning on FM 1988, about five miles east of Livingston.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 8 a.m., a 2015 Jeep SUV was traveling eastbound at an unsafe speed when the vehicle slid into the westbound lane and collided with a 2000 Ford Pickup.

The driver of the Jeep is identified as 28-year-old Josey Shutter from Livingston. Shutter was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Polk County Justice of the Peace.

The driver of the Ford is identified as 34-year-old Dwayne Boyett from Goodrich. Boyett was transported to CHI St. Luke’s in Livingston for treatment.

No additional information is available at this time.

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