Victim identified in head on collision near Longview

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:58am

One person was killed Firday morning in a two-vehicle wreck south of Longview, near Lakeport.

The accident happened at around 6:20 a.m. on State Highway 322, just north of Rusk County Road 212, according to DPS Trooper Jean Dark.

Dark tells Fox 51 a 1999 Chevy truck, driven by Brandon Whitehorn, 19, was southbound on 322 when he crossed over the oncoming traffic's lane, corrected back onto the road, and ran head on into a 1997 Chevy truck traveling northbound.

The passenger of the 1997 Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene. He has has been identified as Jonathan Darwin Robertson, 25.

Whitehorn and the other driver, Patrick Newton, 30, were taken to a nearby hospital. Their current condition is unknown.

 

 

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