Official DPS Report
Date & Time: 1/23/2022 12:43 AM
Location: FM 1844, approximately five miles northeast of Gladewater.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph
Vehicle 1: 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche
Driver 1: Deceased
James Engeman, male, 42 YOA, of Gladewater.
Pronounced by: Judge Welch, on scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling westbound FM-1844. The driver of Unit 1 drifted off the roadway to the right, overcorrected to the left, and crossed the eastbound lane continuing into the south bar ditch where the vehicle struck several trees. The driver was ejected and pronounced at the scene.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry