Winnsboro woman dies in head-on crash

WOOD COUNTY (KYTX) – A 42-year-old Winnsboro woman was killed when her vehicle was struck head-on by a semi-truck that crossed the center line of the highway striking her vehicle.

DPS Trooper Jean Dark says Velma Dismukes who was traveling east of Hwy 11 was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, 56-year-old Mitchell Bartram of Euless was traveling in the westbound lane and struck Dismukes's Fod Focus in the east bound lane.

Bartram was not injured in the crash.

Snow was on the roadway when the fatal crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on Hwy. 11, 7.4 miles east of Winnsboro.

The crash remains under investigation


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