E. Texas man dies after rear-end accident

E. Texas man dies after rear-end accident

SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A Center man died Wednesday night after he was rear-ended on U.S. 96 in Shelby County.

A doctor at a Center hospital pronounced Joseph Brandon Bush, 21, dead at 6:49 p.m.

According to the Department of Public Safety report, Bush was stopped in a 1988 Chevy truck on U.S. 96 at 5:45 p.m., six-tenths of a mile north of County Road 3774, and was about to make a left-hand turn into a private drive when he was hit from behind by Savanna Dawn Cassell, 24, of Tenaha, who was driving a 2008 Dodge truck.

Cassell suffered minor injuries and is listed in good condition at a Center hospital.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

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