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Fannin County Crash Victim Identified

The DPS has identified the man killed late last week in a three-vehicle crash on Hwy 121 in Fannin County as 57-year-old Jonathan David Davenport of Whitewright. A vehicle rear-ended his driven by a McKinney man. The impact caused Davenport to veer into opposing traffic and strike Devonport.


DPS Fatality Report

Date & Time: January 26, 2023, at 6:45 pm.

County: Fannin.

Location: State Highway 121 at County Road 4642.

Posted Speed Limit: 75 MPH Weather: Clear/Cloudy Road Condition: Dry

Vehicle 1: 2017 Ford Transit.

Driver: Serious injuries.

Abbas Zeerak, male, 38 YOA, from McKinney, TX.

Vehicle 2: 2002 Ford Explorer.

Driver: Deceased.

Jonathan David Davenport, male, 57 YOA, from Whitewright, TX.

Vehicle 3: 2016 Jeep Trail Hawk.

Driver: Stable injuries.

Jessica Erin Bradford, female, 47 YOA, from Garland, TX.

Description: Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle one was traveling southbound, behind Vehicle 2, on State Highway 121. Vehicle 3 was traveling northbound. The driver of Vehicle 2 began to slow down to make a left-hand turn onto County Road 4642 when the driver of the Vehicle

1 failed to control speed and rear-ended Vehicle 2. The impact caused Vehicle 2 to veer into the northbound lane and was struck by Vehicle 3. They transported the driver of Vehicle 1 to Baylor Medical Center in McKinney with serious injuries. The driver of Vehicle 2 was pronounced deceased at the scene by Honorable Justice of the Peace Judge Kenny Karl. They transported the driver of Vehicle 3 to Texoma Medical Center in Denison with stable injuries. This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.

Investigated by: Trooper K. Sanmann, DPS – Bonham.