Father And Toddler Killed In FM 1954 Accident

A father and his 3-year-old daughter were killed Thursday morning in an accident on Farm to Market 1954 in Clay Co. near the Archer Co. line.

A DPS Trooper told our crew members a blue Cavalier was traveling westbound toward Wichita Falls as a White Chevy Blazer traveled Eastbound on FM 1954. Witnesses told DPS the Blazer crossed into oncoming traffic shortly after 7 a.m., hitting the Cavalier.

The driver in the Blazer, 18-year-old Ronald James Noack of Wichita Falls, was sent to the hospital and appeared to be in stable condition.

The driver and passenger of the Cavalier - Thomas Eugene Chesser, 39, of Wichita Falls and his 3-year-old daughter Jenna Noel Chesser - were both killed. The father was pronounced dead at the scene. His daughter was airlifted to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

DPS, Clay Co. Sheriffs, AMR, Care Flight Clay Co. Memorial Hospital Ambulances, as well as Arrow Head Estates, Bowman and Lakeside City VFDs are all on scene.