Motorist killed in Thursday night crash in Timpson
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.