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Lindale Woman Dies In Hit-And-Run Crash

A traffic accident killed a 37-year-old Lindale woman on July 4 when another vehicle struck hers and fled the scene. It happened about 2:00 am, about half a mile from Lindale. Troopers say Esperanza Guillen was southbound on CR4191 when the northbound driver of the other vehicle failed to give half of the roadway and struck Guillen. She was pronounced dead at the scene, and the investigation continues.

DPS Fatality Report

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2             Number of Injured: 0                    Number killed: 1

Date & Time: 7/4/2022   2:09 AM

County: Smith

Location: CR 4191, approximately 0.4 miles west of Lindale, TX.


Posted Speed Limit: 35 mph

Vehicle 1: 2019 Zhejiang Tao Tao EVO 50

Vehicle 22003 Buick Century

Driver 1Deceased

Esperanza H. Guillen, female, 37 YOA of Lindale, TX.

Helmet: Yes

Pronounced by: Judge Derrick Choice, on scene.

Driver 2:  Unknown


Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling south on CR 4191. Unit 2 was traveling north on CR 4191.  Unit 2 failed to give half of the roadway and struck Unit 1.  The driver of Unit 2 fled the scene. 

Weather Condition: Clear

Road Conditions: Dry

Investigated By: Trooper Chaney Wade, Tyler DPS