PANOLA COUNTY, Texas —
One person is dead and another was injured following a two-vehicle wreck in Panola County on Wednesday.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers responded to the crash on State Higwhay 315, about 11 miles southwest of Carthage, around 12:50 p.m.
The preliminary crash report indicates the driver of a car, identified as Carolyn Barnett Fults, 66, of Lufkin, was traveling west on SH 315 at an unsafe speed for a wet roadway.
DPS says Fults lost control and crossed into the eastbound lanes of travel where she struck a semi driven by Robert James Sanders, 66, of Mount Belvieu.
Fults was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Jana Enloe. Her body was taken to a Lufkin funeral home.
Sanders was treated at a Carthage hospital and released.
The crash remains under investigation.