DPS

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a fatal crash on state Highway 103, approximately three miles east of Farm-to-Market 1277 on October 8, 2021.

The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 10:10 a.m., a 1995 Lincoln Town car was traveling east on SH 103, while a 2011 Ford pickup towing a trailer were traveling west. For an unknown reason, the Lincoln traveled into the westbound lane and struck the Ford head-on.

The driver of the Lincoln has been identified as 44-year-old Billy Weaver from San Augustine was pronounced deceased on scene by a San Augustine County Justice of the Peace.

The driver of the Ford has been identified as 23-year-old Dbravian Black from Longview. Black and three passengers were transported to CHI St. Luke Hospital in Lufkin for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing, no further information at this time.

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