DeWitt Co. Deputy okay after accident on SH 72 near Yorktown

A DeWitt County Deputy is okay after an accident on State Highway 72 near Yorktown.

According to a Texas DPS Spokesman, DeWitt County Deputy Garrett Davidson was driving Eastbound on SH 72 when a Ford Crown Victoria, driven by Lawrence Miller of San Antonio, veered into his lane. Officials say Miller was attempting to pass a vehicle in a no pass zone. Deputy Davidson swerved to avoid a head-on collision, driving off the highway and into a fence before crashing into a nearby tree. Miller then swerved back into his lane, hitting a semi-trailer being towed by a Kenworth truck. No injuries were reported. Texas DPS says the investigation into the crash is ongoing and charges may be filed against Miller for his role in the accident.

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