Rusk County crash leaves 1 hospitalized, 1 dead

Rusk County crash leaves 1 hospitalized, 1 dead
A two-vehicle crash in Rusk County left one person hospitalized and another dead. (Source: File graphic)

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - An early Saturday crash left one driver hospitalized in serious condition and another dead.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jean Dark, on Saturday at 1:48 a.m., DPS troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 79 South, approximately 5.7 miles south of the city of Henderson in Rusk County. Dark said the investigators’ preliminary report indicates that, Khamila Lashae Bradford, 24, of Winona, the driver of a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander was traveling north on Highway 79 and failing to drive in a single lane. The vehicle veered into the southbound lane where it struck a 2017 Hyundai Accent in its left front.

Bradford was transported to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital – Tyler in serious condition.

The driver of the Hyundai was identified as Jose Gustavo Servin, 23, of Henderson. Servin was pronounced at the scene.

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