According to Texas news reports a fatal accident just south of Itasca TX left one woman dead and another person with nonfatal injuries. Police said that 25-year old Samantha Renee Pelham was driving north along Highway 81 and was struck by an oncoming truck that had swerved from the southbound lanes to the northbound.
Scene of the Accident
Authorities at the site said that the driver of the truck had experienced a tire blowout which he claimed was a factor in the accident. After the head-on collision Pelham was killed and her passenger 4-year old Savanna Marie Pelham was taken to a hospital in good condition. The truck driver who was not named was also non-fatally injured and taken to a hospital.