Man injured in Kilgore crash dies from injuries

Man injured in Kilgore crash dies from injuries
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KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Police say one person has died from injuries received in a wreck in the Kilgore area.

That person was identified as Donald Jacobs, 49, of Las Vegas, Nevada, according to the Kilgore Police Department.

The crash occurred about 10:53 a.m. March 29 at the intersection of Highway 259 and Post Oak Road.

KPD says an initial investigation revealed Jacobs was driving a 2016 Ford Van and did not yield the right of way at a stop sign. His vehicle entered the intersection where it was struck by a 2005 Nissan traveling driven by Cameron Griffin, 18, of Houston, Texas.

Police say Jacobs was taken via life-flight to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana where he later died. Griffin was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.

Police say the crash remains under investigation and anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Traffic Officer Jason Romine at 903-983-1559 and refer to case No. 1803-1993.

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