Motorist killed in Thursday night crash in Timpson

DPS: Driver of Honda failed to yield right-of-way to semi-truck

SHELBY COUNTY The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash Thursday night, Jan. 9, at the intersection of U.S. 59 and U.S. 84, inside the city limits of Timpson.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 9:50 p.m., a 1997 Honda passenger car failed to yield right of way from US 84 and was struck by a southbound 2019 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer.

The driver of the Honda is identified as 27-year-old Dezmond McKinney from Mansfield, LA. McKinney was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace.

The driver of the Freightliner is identified as 50-year-old Maksym Kabakov from Des Plaines, IL. Kabakov was not injured as a result of the crash.

No additional information is available at this time.

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