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One Dead In Upshur County Crash

Official DPS Report

Date & Time: 1/23/2022 12:43 AM

County: Upshur

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.

Seatbelt: No


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