Car crash involving semi trailer leaves two people dead on Highway 287

Fatal car crash on Highway 287 near Burnett Ranch Road Exit

Car crash involving semi trailer leaves two people dead on Highway 287
Fatal car crash on Highway 287 near Burnett Ranch Road Exit (Source: kauz)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - A man and a women were killed in a car crash on Highway 287, near Burnett Ranch Road.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a deadly accident occurred on Dec.19 at 5:45 p.m. on Highway 287, west of Iowa Park.

The victims were Gabriel Sustaita Jr, 88 and Patsy Staley Davis, 83, both from Electra, Texas.

They were two vehicles involved in the accident: a 1998 Ford Pickup and a 2020 Volvo Truck Tractor Trailer & Semi- Trailer.

The pickup truck was traveling north on Highway 287 and stopped on the shoulder after a piece of furniture fell off of the truck.

The pickup made a left turn in front of the semi trailer, which was unable to stop and struck the pickup on the drivers side.

One victim was pronounced dead on the scene, while the other passed after being transported away from the scene.

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