Charles Lee Gifford Killed in Accident in Henderson County, TX
Henderson County, TX -- A crash in the area of Henderson County, TX led to the death of 75-year-old Charles Lee Gifford Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
The incident took place on Texas 31 around 8 a.m.
According to the police reports, the victim's vehicle was traveling west on 31 when it collided with a second westbound vehicle. Local officials say the second vehicle driven by 35-year-old Joseph King was speeding at the time of the incident. The collision forced the decease victim's vehicle off the roadway, where it collided with a tree.
Mr. Gifford was killed at the scene of the incident.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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