Identities released in fatal accident in Canton - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Identities released in fatal accident in Canton


The names of two people involved in a fatal accident in Van Zandt County have been released.

Department of Public Safety Troopers said the crash happened shortly before noon Monday and involved a car and an 18-wheeler hauling a mobile home.

William Ray Farmer, 65, of San Antonio, was killed when his vehicle, heading north on Highway 19 in Canton, crossed into the southbound lane and struck the 18-wheeler. A passenger, Yasuko Farmer, 67, also of San Antonio, was transported to ETMC in Tyler and is stable.

Both occupants were wearing their seat belts at the time of the collision.

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