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Tuesday crash injures Crockett woman
Houston County Courier - August 2008
By Daphne Hereford
A Crockett woman was transported by private vehicle to ETMC Crockett following a Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19 crash at the intersection of Loop 304 and Austin Street.
According to Crockett Police Department Sergeant Mike Harrell, Michael Gibson, 18, of Crockett, driving a 1985 Oldsmobile, was traveling southwest on Austin Street and had stopped at the stop sign before attempting to negotiate an eastbound turn onto Loop 304.
As it traveled onto the loop, Gibson's vehicle was struck on the passenger side near the front tire by a 2009 Toyota, driven by Andrea Chassell, 46, of Crockett.
As a result of the collision. Ms. Chassell's vehicle crashed into a concrete light pole at the intersection.
Gibson was cited for failure to yield right of way, no proof of insurance, expired registration, and expired inspection sticker.
Crockett Fire Department and Texas Forest Service also responded.