Charline Wallace, Dwayne McCain Dead, William Wallace, Joshua Williams Hurt in Fairfield, TX, Accident
Fairfield, TX -- February 3, 2017, Charline Wallace and Dwayne McCain were killed, William Wallace and Joshua Williams injured, in a head-on car accident.
Texas DPS investigators say that the crash took place around 7:00 p.m. along Highway 84.
According to their reports, 17-year-old Joshua Williams was traveling westbound on the highway. Police claim he attempted to pass a vehicle, entering the eastbound lanes to do so. This put his Cadillac Deville into the path of an oncoming Chevy Cruze. The two cars crashed head-on.
Following the crash, both 62-year-old Charline Wallace and 38-year-old Dwayne McCain died at the scene of the accident. Williams and 64-year-old William Wallace were both taken to nearby hospitals. Williams was said to be in critical condition.
Reports also indicate that there were four other teenagers in Williams's vehicle. Their information is as follows:
- Daroddrick Williams - 18
- Jalen Perry - 16
- Makel Levy - 18
- Dennis Smith Jr. - 17
All but Smith Jr. are said to have serious injuries. Smith's condition is reportedly stable.
Authorities say they believe the accident occurred because of the Cadillac passing in a no passing zone. It's unclear if charges are being considered.
They say the accident is still under investigation.
Map of the Area