Two-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

Crash near Sand Flat
Crash near Sand Flat(Source: KLTV)
Updated: Dec. 21, 2020 at 10:35 AM CST
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HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - An early Friday morning crash in Harrison County has left one person dead and another hospitalized.

The Texas Department of Public Safety reports troopers responded at 1:03 a.m. Friday morning to a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 80, approximately 0.5 miles west of Hallsville.

The crash involved motorists Brice Leighton Cooper and Valerie Helena Graves, 20, of Bossier City, La., who was pronounced dead at the scene. Cooper was transported to Christus Good Shepherd – Longview and is reported to be in stable condition.

The incident occurred when Graves was, for an unknown reason, traveling east on the wrong side of the road and struck Cooper’s pickup which was traveling in the westbound lane.

The crash remains under investigation.

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