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Mississippi man killed in crash Sunday
Polk County Enterprise - September 2009
LIVINGSTON – A 55-year-old Mississippi man died at the scene of a one-car accident Sunday on FM 3126, 5.7 miles south of Livingston. The deceased, Troy Daniels, was a passenger in a 1992 Opel driven by 60-year-old Philip W. Elwood of Livingston, according to Texas Highway Patrol Trooper David Morris. The car had left skid marks at the intersection of FM 350 and FM 3126 and was traveling northbound at an unsafe speed, Morris said. The driver lost control of the car, which slid sideways into the southbound lane and rolled twice, coming to rest in the southbound lane, the investigation showed. Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Darrell Longino. Elwood was listed with possible injuries, but declined medical treatment at the scene, Morris said. No charges have been filed in connection with the accident, which occurred at 3:57 p.m. One stops, one doesn’t One person was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision at 6:55 a.m. Friday on U.S. 190, 9.6 miles east of Livingston. A 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Lisa C. Welch, 45, of Pineland was westbound and stopped for a school bus being boarded by children, according to Trooper Brent Murray. Her vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 19-year-old Roman A. Robinson of Livingston. Robinson told the trooper that he had fallen asleep at the wheel. Welch, listed with non-incapacitating injuries, was transported by ambulance to Memorial Medical Center – Livingston. Robinson, who was cited for failure to control speed, was listed as uninjured.