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Man airlifted after crash
Houston County Courier - September 2008
By Daphne Hereford
A 56-year-old Crockett man was airlifted to ETMC Tyler by PHI Med 11 and a 27-year-old Grapeland woman was transported to ETMC Crockett by ETMC EMS after a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the intersection of Hwy. 19 south and FM 1280.
According to reports, a 1990 Dodge, driven by Lawrence Dodge, was southbound on Hwy. 19 and driving on the wrong side of the road not passing another vehicle and was struck on the right passenger side by a 2001 Mitsubishi, driven by Lee Anne Lilley.
After the crash Dodge's vehicle came to rest facing northwest and Lilley's was facing northeast.
Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Kevin January, Lovelady Volunteer Fire Department, and Lovelady First Responders also responded to the call.