Marshall, TX (9/14/2021) – A man is now dead after being in a wreck between two vehicles in Harrison County.
The accident happened around 12:15 p.m on US 59 north of Marshall. A Dodge Ram failed to yield the right-of-way from a private drive. The vehicle crossed the northbound lanes of the highway and was struck by a Mitsubishi Lancer headed north.
The driver of the Ram, 25-year-old Christopher Rutherford, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Mitsubishi was taken to the 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.
Failure to Yield Accidents
Failure to yield is among the leading causes of roadway accidents in Texas. Some drivers simply fail to give their full attention while driving, and others consider themselves above the law. Regardless of why the failure occurred, everyone is obligated to yield the right-of-way by following official traffic signs and signals and adhering to the rules of the road.
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