Icy roadways in East Texas are partly to blame for a one vehicle accident that has claimed the life of a Karnack woman. DPS reports that 63 year old Jeanetta Alford Davis was killed after the vehicle she was riding in rolled over into a ditch off interstate 20 in Van Zandt County. The driver of the Chevy Trailblazer, Laretha Rochelle Davis is hospitalized in Tyler in stable condition according to DPS.
The fatal wreck happened Monday evening at 6:40 in the westbound lane of I-20 at mile marker 523.
DPS says the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed for the icy and wet road conditions.
Both occupants were wearing seat belts