Sad Day as Second Person Passes Away From Injuries in May 4 Accident, TYLER, May 24, 2018 - A second person passed away from injuries sustained in a May 4 accident that occurred north of Corrigan near Piney Creek. Larece Donier Perry, 44, of Coldspring, passed away in a Tyler hospital on Saturday, May 19 at 12:52 in the afternoon. Perry was critically injured on May 4 when she was south-bound on US-59 North of Corrigan when a pickup in the north-bound lanes lost control, crossed the center median and began to roll. The pickup slammed into, and tumbled over Perry's vehicle and ripped the roof off of her vehicle. Perry's passenger, Jeremy Marcus Jones, 36, of Houston, was killed during the accident. The accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol.
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Fatal Accident in North Polk County, CORRIGAN, May 4, 2018 - At approximately 3:30 pm on May 4, 2018, a silver 2003 Ford F-250 pickup, driven by Javion Bluford, 21, of San Augustine, was north-bound on US-59 (north of Corrigan near Piney Creek). Bluford's pickup drifted left and entered the center grassy median and started sliding sideways, then began to roll. Bluford's vehicle entered the south-bound lanes of 59 and rolled into, and over the top of a black 2013 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Larece Donier Perry, 44, of Coldspring. Bluford's pickup ripped the roof of Perry's car, then came to rest in the grass on the south-bound side of 59. Perry's vehicle also came to rest in the grass on the same side. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Corrigan Police Department (including Chief Daryl Gibson), Corrigan Volunteer Fire Department, and Troopers Kevin Burman, Donny Akers, Ashlee White, and Nick Hatton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Sadly, Perry's passenger, Jeremy Marcus Jones, 36, of Houston, was killed during the accident. Bluford, and Perry were both hospitalized (Bluford toCHI Livingston, and Perry to CHI Lufkin). All traffic on the south-bound side of 59 was blocked during investigation and cleanup. Justice of the Peace, Darrell Longino performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Corrigan Funeral Home transported Jones from the scene. Both vehicles were recovered by Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan. This accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol.
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21 year old Javion Bluford, of San Augustine was driving this 2003 Ford F-250 on US-59 north and drifted into the center median where his truck turned sideways and began to roll. His truck rolled into the south-bound lanes of traffic and literally rolled (tumbled) over another vehicle.
44 year old Larece Donnier Perry, of Coldspring was driving this 2013 Hyundai Sonata south on US-59 when a pickup from the north-bound side of 59 lost control, entered the south-lanes and tumbled over the top of her car.
The freakish accident ripped the roof off the top of her car.
Perry's vehicle had multiple handguns and lots of cash inside.
Both vehicles were recovered by Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan.
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