A Louisiana woman was killed and two others were injured in a three-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Interstate 20 near Waskom.
According to Sgt. Jean Dark of the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers responded to the fatal crash at 6 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 20, one mile east of the city of Waskom in Harrison County.
A preliminary crash investigation revealed that the driver of a 2007 Freightliner towing a semi-trailer, Todd Allen Weldon, 53, of Kingston, Oklahoma, was traveling westbound on I-20 when he failed to control his speed for the slowed traffic ahead.
Weldon struck a 2012 Cadillac CTS, driven by Sandra A. Myers, 65, of West Monroe, Louisiana.
The impact caused the Cadillac to strike a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe, driven by Bethany Marie Michaud, 33, of Shreveport, Louisiana, which then caused the Hyundai to strike a trailer, towed by a 2018 Peterbilt truck driven by Charles Michael Steller, 60, of Gladewater.
Myers was killed as a result of the crash. She was pronounced by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Chad Graff on scene and taken to Meadowbrook Funeral Home in Marshall.
Michaud was transported to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall in stable condition. Weldon was taken to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall in stable condition.
According to reports, Steller was not injured as a result of the crash, which remains under investigation.