• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: June 2021

Panola County, TX (6/11/2021) – A person was killed and another person was injured Friday morning south of Carthage.

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The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on FM 2517 when a Chevy Colorado headed west drove on the wrong side of the road and struck a Volvo towing a trailer that was headed eastbound. 

The driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as 58-year-old Larry Bellamy.

The driver of the Volvo was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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Source: KSLA

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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