Tractor-Trailer Runs Stop Signal, Woman is Killed

A Linden woman was killed Wednesday morning in a crash in Upshur County.  The driver of a tractor-trailer rig ran a stop light.

It happened around 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 259 and Texas 155 near ore city.

The DPS says truck driver Larry Rutherford of Arkansas ran a red light and hit a Ford SUV broadside. A passenger in the SUV, 56-year-old Margarite Amos was killed.

Three other members of the Amos family were hurt, including a six-year old boy. Those injuries are not life threatening.

Truck driver Larry Rutherford was not injured.