CRIME & SAFETY
Double wide trailer burns down in Payne Springs
PAYNE SPRINGS, Texas (KETK) – Around 5:18 a.m. on Sunday morning Payne Springs Fire Rescue responded to a double wide trailer that was on fire on Running Bear Drive. Officials said that PSFR Engine 1 arrived at the home in Cherokee Shores and found a double wide trailer burning on the ground and threatening another […]
89-year-old dead after pickup truck and semi-trailer crash on State Highway 21
CROCKETT, Texas (KETK) – An 89-year-old man was killed after officials said his 2013 Ford pickup truck hit a 2019 Freightliner semi-trailer on Monday. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Fred Gunn Jr., 89 of Kennard, was driving southwest on State Highway 21 around 10:25 a.m. When he was about seven miles northeast […]
3 injured after 2-car crash in Gun Barrel City
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (KETK) — A reported two vehicle crash in Gun Barrel City led to three people injured, two were taken to a local hospital and one was airlifted for treatment. According to a release, the two-vehicle crash occurred on Tuesday at 5 p.m. on Highway 175 at CR 2938. The crash reportedly […]
1 injured in Henderson County motorcycle crash
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A motorcyclist was air-lifted to a hospital in Tyler after a crash with another vehicle. First responders were alerted to a crash between a car and a motorcycle on Highway 198 near the Whispering Oaks Trail intersection at about 5:13 p.m. on Saturday, according to a release from Payne Springs Fire Rescue.
Henderson County wreck flattens utility pole, drops power lines in roadway
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A crash near Payne Springs knocked over a utility pole, dropping live power lines across the roadway until ONCOR could arrive. Payne Springs Fire Rescue reported that they responded to a wreck at about 9:45 a.m. Saturday on Leisure Land Road. A representative said a car struck a utility pole in a single-vehicle crash. Authorities closed the road until ONCOR could arrive, due to live power lines down.
Payne Springs Fire responds to Sunday morning blaze
A kitchen fire results in significant damage to a doublewide Sunday morning in the Golden Oaks Subdivision. PSFR was assisted by Gun Barrel City Fire Department. PAYNE SPRINGS–Payne Springs Fire Rescue (PSFR) responded to a structure fire at 6:26 a.m. in the Golden Oaks Subdivision. Firefighters arrived to find a doublewide with smoke inside according to reports on the department’s social media.
Kemp Community Shaken by Major Highway Crash, Two Airlifted and Six Injured
KEMP, Texas – In a sudden and tragic turn of events, a major crash on U.S. Highway 175 near Elm Street in Kemp prompted a large-scale emergency response on Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:49 p.m., the Kemp Fire Department, Kemp Police Department, Kaufman County Sheriff's Office, and Texas Department of Public Safety, alongside other emergency services, were dispatched to the harrowing scene. Initial 911 calls indicated six individuals sustained injuries, one of which was critically impaled and entrapped, demanding an urgent and intricate rescue effort.
Dallas resident charged for illegally selling 'domesticated' deer on Craigslist
DALLAS - Back in early October, the Henderson County Game Warden received an anonymous tip regarding a whitetail deer for sale on Craigslist. The claimed "domesticated" animal was advertised for $1,000. The seller shared that the deer was bottle-raised from a fawn and very tame. The Texas Game Wardens saw...