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UPDATE: Person killed in crash on Hwy 92 in Hardin County, three others seriously injured

Person killed in crash on Hwy 92 near Mullins Lane in Hardin County. Photo courtesy of Jody Wood.

UPDATE from DPS at 9:54 p.m. Friday: At approximately 5:00p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a multiple vehicle crash on FM 92, near Mullins Road, in Hardin County.

Initial reports indicate that a 2005 Chrysler passenger vehicle was stopped, facing northbound, on the improved shoulder of the roadway. A 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound on FM 92. The driver of the Chrysler was attempting to make a left turn onto Mullins Road and pulled into the path of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet struck the Chrysler causing the Chevrolet pickup truck to travel off the roadway.

The driver of the Chrysler, 76-year-old Tommy Joe Mullins of Silsbee, was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Melissa Minton at the scene.

The passenger of the Chrysler, an 11-year-old child, was transported by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 20-year-old Tristen Tarver of Silsbee, and his passenger were both transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.

All information is preliminary as Troopers continue to investigate this fatal crash.

There are no further details to be released.

Previous report below:

BREAKING - UPDATE: A person has died in a crash on Highway 92 near Mullins Lane, north of Silsbee, according to a first responder at the scene.

The crash happened around 5:25 p.m. Friday. Two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Air rescue was called to the scene.

A witness at the scene told KFDM/Fox 4 that the crash appeared to be a head-on collision.

Stay with us for additional updates.



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