• Groesbeck Journal photo/Jennifer Paul
    Emergency Crews work in to clean up after a two-vehicle double fatality crash on highway 164 on Monday, August 6.

Two killed in head-on Collision

By Jennifer Paul, GM/Editor

Two people were killed Monday, August 6 during a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Hwy. 164.

At approximately 12:12 p.m., The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on SH 164 near CR 800, east of Groesbeck.

An investigation determined a Toyota Tacoma pickup was traveling on the wrong side of the roadway when it crashed into a Chevrolet Equinox SUV that was traveling westbound.

The driver of the Toyota Tacoma pickup, Jack LaFoy, 68, of Texas City was pronounced dead at the scene; along with the driver of the Chevrolet Equinox, Peggy Bloomer, 85, of Marquez.


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