Victim identified in head on collision near Longview
POSTED: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:57pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 10:47am
Rusk County, TX (KETK) — One person was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle wreck south of Longview, near Lakeport.
The accident happened at around 6:20 a.m. on State Highway 322, just north of Rusk County Road 2121, according to DPS Trooper Jean Dark.
Dark tells KETK a 1999 Chevy truck, driven by Brandon Whitehorn, 19, was southbound on 322 when he crossed over the oncoming traffic's lane, corrected back onto the road, and ran head on into a 1997 Chevy truck traveling northbound.
The passenger of the 1997 Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene. He has has been identified as Jonathan Darwin Robertson, 25.
Whitehorn and the other driver, Patrick Newton, 30, were taken to a nearby hospital. Their current condition is unknown.