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1 person killed in Nacogdoches 2-vehicle wreck Wednesday night

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Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 10:45 PM CDT
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - UPDATE: According to a news release from the Nacogdoches Police Department, Leigh Allum, 53, of Nacogdoches was the driver killed in a crash that took place in the 1700 block of NE Stallings Drive.

Chistopher Garsee, 43, of Nacogdoches was the driver of the second vehicle. Garsee was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Nacogdoches Police and Nacogdoches Fire and Rescue were called to the area around 7:30 Wednesday evening.

Police and fire personnel found two cars in the roadway appearing to have been in a head-on collision, stated officials.

According to the news release, the area just south of Starr Avenue (FM 1878) was closed for approximately five hours while officers and NPD Traffic Division investigated the cause of the wreck.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Nacogdoches Police Department is at the scene of a fatal wreck.

The crash took place in the 1700 block of N.E. Stallings Dr. Nacogdoches Police and Nacogdoches Fire and Rescue were called to the area at about 7:30 Wednesday evening after a two-vehicle head-on collision occurred. Police and fire personnel found two cars in the roadway appearing to have been in a head-on collision.

(KTRE staff)

One driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the other driver was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Neither vehicle had any other occupants besides the drivers, police said.

Nacogdoches EMS and Nacogdoches Justice of the Peace David Perkins also responded to the scene.

Police and TxDOT have the scene closed to all traffic while they investigate the wreck. The area will likely be closed for several hours from Starr Avenue (FM 1878) south to Park Street. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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