Two dead after car hit from behind by semi on U.S. 59 north of Timpson on Saturday
SHELBY COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two vehicle crash Saturday morning on U.S. 59 involving a commercial motor vehicle, about one and a half miles north of Timpson.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 11:45 a.m., a 2008 Ford passenger car was traveling north in the outside lane. A 2016 Volvo truck tractor semi-trailer was also traveling north in the outside lane and failed to control speed and struck the Ford from behind.
The driver of the Ford is identified as 62-year-old Yolanda Enene from Houston. Enene was pronounced deceased on the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace.
A passenger traveling with Enene was also pronounced deceased at the scene and is identified as 80-year-old Joyce Bryan, also from Houston.
The driver of the truck tractor is identified as 28-year-old Yakul Soni from Ontario Canada. Soni was not injured during the crash.
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.