UPDATE ON TITUS COUNTY
The driver of a 2018 International Truck-Tractor Semi-Trailer (TT-ST) and one of five vehicles involved in Friday’s crash, on IH-30 at mile marker 162 in Mt Pleasant, has been identified as Wanda Gebhart.
Wanda Gebhart, 64, was from Pikeville, Tennessee. Officials pronounced her dead at the scene.
The 2011 Toyota Sienna, occupied by a family of five, was the first vehicle to be struck in the crash. Paramedics flew the driver of the Toyota, Jeffery Brokish, 42, from Savoy, IL, to a trauma center in Tyler. Officials pronounced Jessica Brokish, 41, and two sons, ages nine and six and a two-year-old daughter, dead on the scene.
The third vehicle struck, a 2016 Freightliner TT-ST driven by Carlos Vela Martinez, 42, and passenger, Juan Martinez, 20, both from San Jose Santillio, Mexico. Paramedics transported them with minor injuries to Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt Pleasant.
The fourth vehicle struck, a 2007 Volvo TT-ST driven by Ravshan Sayfetdin Ibragim, 43, from Dayton, OH. Paramedics transported him with minor injuries to Titus Regional.
The fifth vehicle struck, a 2015 Volvo TT-ST driven by Abdul Rahman Al-Shaibani, 53. from Stanwood, WA, was transported with minor injuries to Titus Regional.
It is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time. This report filed by Sgt. Slyvia Jennings with the Department of Public Safety, pictured.