Name Released From Fatal Accident Near Corrigan, LIVINGSTON, September 21, 2021 - The name of the man that was found deceased in his crashed Nissan pickup a short distance east of the Corrigan City Limits has been released. Michael Wayne Parker, 64, of Duncanville was found deceased in his pickup that was crashed into a tree off of FM-287 East. The Texas Department of Public Safety estimates that the crash occurred sometime during the 4 am hour on the September 20, 2021.
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State Trooper, Corporal Ramey Bass, investigates a fatal accident that occurred east of Corrigan at around 4 am.
Fatal Crash East of Corrigan, Possible Medical Condition May be Cause, CORRIGAN, September 20, 2021 - It's estimated that sometime around 4 am on September 20, 2021 a single vehicle fatal accident occurred about a half mile east of the Corrigan City Limits. The driver of a red 2011 Nissan Frontier (name being withheld pending notification of relatives) was west-bound on 287 East when his pickup left the pavement to the right and slammed head on into a tree. Corporal Ramey Bass with the Texas Highway Patrol was dispatched to investigate. Based on information gathered regarding the victim, it is believed that a possible medical condition caused the driver to leave the roadway. During an inventory of the pickup's contents, a medicine bottle with marijuana and rolling papers was found to be in the driver's possession. Justice of the Peace, Sarah Raspberry performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Corrigan Funeral Home transported the victim from the scene. The pickup was recovered by Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan. When the name of the victim is released, we'll post an update on this website. This accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol.
The driver of this red 2011 Nissan Frontier was west-bound on 287 East when his pickup left the pavement to the right and slammed head on into a tree about a half mile east of the Corrigan City Limits.
Justice of the Peace, Sarah Raspberry, performed an inquest at the scene.
A small amount of marijuana was found to be in the driver's possession.
Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan pulled the pickup off the tree.
A first-call from Corrigan Funeral Home transported the victim from the scene.
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