Victim identified in fatal Harrison County crash

Man identified in deadly crash

HARRISON COUNTY, Tx. (KSLA) - The Texas Department of Public Safety named the victim in a fatal crash that took place on Sunday, October 25.

Gilford Leon Nugent III, 40, of Marshall was pronounced at the scene by authorities.

According to Texas DPS, it happened before 1:30 p.m. Troopers responded to the crash on Highway 80, approximately 1.7 miles east of Marshall.

“...The driver (Nugent) of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on US-80 when, for an unknown reason, the driver crossed over the center stripe in a curve and struck an eastbound 2006 Chevrolet Silverado towing a travel trailer,” reads a news release.

The passenger in the 2006 Chevrolet and his passenger were sent to a Marshall hospital. According to a news release, they were both in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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