Four killed in wrong-way crash near Decatur

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A Wise County justice of the peace was among four people killed in a wrong-way crash on a Decatur-area county road.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Lonny Haschel said the accident occurred Saturday evening when Justice of the Peace Terri Johnson drove south in a northbound lane on a the county road.

Haschel said Johnson collided head-on with a sport utility vehicle.

Haschel said Johnson died at the scene, along with three passengers in the SUV. He said a 4-year-old in the SUV was taken to a Fort Worth children’s hospital with what he described as serious injuries.


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