2 killed, multiple injuries in wreck on Rusk Co. highway

Published: May. 1, 2013 at 1:55 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 30, 2013 at 1:55 PM CDT
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Two Henderson woman were killed and four others injured in a 3-vehicle wreck on Tuesday.

The accident happened on Highway 43 northeast of the town of Henderson around 4:35 p.m.

According to DPS, an SUV driven by 63-year-old Sandra Jones of Henderson was traveling northbound on Highway 43 when the vehicle stopped to make a left turn. That's when it was struck by a Dodge pick-up truck going northbound and a Ford pick-up truck going southbound.

Sandra Jones and a passenger in her vehicle, 62-year-old Sheri Standard also of Henderson were both pronounced dead at the scene. Another passenger in the SUV, Sammy Meador, 6, of Henderson, was seriously injured and is listed in critical condition at Children's Medical Center in Dallas.

The driver of the Dodge truck, 21-year-old Ashley Kuviak of Whitehouse sustained minor injuries. She was treated and released from a Tyler hospital.

The driver of the Ford pick-up truck, 58-year-old John Wood of Henderson and passenger Joni Sadler, 54 of Longview were injured and are both listed in stable condition at a Longview hospital.

Seatbelts were worn by everyone involved in the crash.

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