• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: May 2020
Nikki Etter Killed after Two-Vehicle Wreck in Wise County

Wise County, TX (5/15/2020) – One driver was killed and another was arrested after a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning.

The accident happened around 11:37 a.m. on Farm Road 730. The accident happened when a Dodge Ram 3500 driven by 61-year-old Tommy Lee Russell was headed north in the southbound lane of FM 730 when he struck a Chevrolet Malibu driven by 36-year-old Nikki N. Etter.

Etter was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident.

Russell was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter and booked into the Wise County Jail.

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

Texas Car Accident Attorneys

According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because a woman was killed, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and intoxication Manslaughter. An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident and personal injury recovery. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Wise County Messenger, Unsplash

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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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