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Fatal accident reported in Hardeman County

Date & Time – Sunday, March 12, 2023 @ approximately 3:18 a.m.
Location – Hardeman County, US 287 – Goodlett area
Road Conditions – Clear & Cloudy, Dry
Posted Speed Limit – 75
Vehicle 1: 2008 Dodge ¾ ton pickup
Driver, Deceased – JACK MARTIN POOLE, 23, of Lubbock, TX
Seat belt worn – No
Vehicle 2: 2019 International Truck Tractor, Semi-trailer (hauling apples)
Driver, Deceased – YOJANER GARCIA LAZO, 32, of Hialeah, FL
Seat belt worn – Unknown due to fire
Passenger, Deceased – REINIER PERZ GARCIA, 33 of Miami, FL
Seat belt worn – Unknown due to fire
Description – Vehicle 2 was traveling south on US 287 approximately 10 miles west of Quanah, TX in the Goodlett area. Vehicle 1 was in a center median crossover attempting to make a left turn onto southbound US 287. Vehicle 1 failed to yield the right of way to vehicle 2, the truck tractor semi-trailer had no time to make an evasive maneuver and struck vehicle 1 on the passenger side. Vehicle 1 came to rest in the center median on its driver’s side and vehicle 2 came to rest in the south side ditch on its driver’s side. Vehicle 2 caught fire and was a total loss, both subjects were unable to exit the vehicle and were pronounced dead on scene. Driver of vehicle 1 was transported to Quanah and later air lifted to UMC in Lubbock where he was pronounced dead later that evening.
Crash is under Investigation: Texas Highway Patrol

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