Rhome, TX (March 17, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident involving a semi-truck resulted in fatal injuries.
On March 15, at around 6:20 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 287. Reports indicate that 34-year-old Arika Smith was traveling south along the roadway when her vehicle was struck head-on by a northbound vehicle, which was driven by 55-year-old Diane Wagner.
The impact of the collision sent Smith’s vehicle into a semi-truck.
Both Smith and Wagner suffered fatal injuries in the collision and were declared deceased at the scene.
A passenger inside Wagner’s vehicle, who was identified as 57-year-old Gregory Wagner, was airlifted to Northwest Texas Hospital for treatment.
At this time, police in Sherman County are investigating.
We would like to offer our condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
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