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Nacogdoches police Identify woman killed in wreck

A 53-year-old woman from Nacogdoches who was killed in a two-vehicle head-on collision...
A 53-year-old woman from Nacogdoches who was killed in a two-vehicle head-on collision Wednesday evening has been identified.(GRAY)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 8:39 AM CDT
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - A 53-year-old woman from Nacogdoches killed in a two-vehicle head-on collision on Wednesday evening has been identified.

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.

1 person killed in Nacogdoches 2-vehicle wreck Wednesday night.
1 person killed in Nacogdoches 2-vehicle wreck Wednesday night.(KTRE staff)

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.

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