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Vehicle crashes into building man taken to hospital
Houston County Courier - August 2008
By Daphne Hereford
Two men were ticketed and one was transported to ETMC Crockett following a 4:37 p.m. crash in the 500 block of East Houston Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 5.
According to Crockett Police Department reports, a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Joe A. Parker, 23, failed to drive in a single lane, struck a 2007 Ford Focus, driven by Alvin Sherman, 22, and then crashed into a storefront.
Parker's vehicle was reportedly turning onto East Houston Avenue from the square when the incident occurred.
Crockett Police Department Corporal Sammy Wagner, Sergeant Michael Harrell, Officer Tina Berry, Officer TV Baker, ETMC EMS, and Crockett Fire Department responded to the call.
Parker was transported to ETMC Crockett and ticketed for failure to drive in a single marked lane. Sherman was ticketed for no driver's license and no insurance.
According to CPD officials, the case remains under investigation.