DPS

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Date/Time: 9/11/2021 at approximately 12:30 p.m.

County: Moore

Location: US 87 approximately four miles south of Dumas.

Posted Speed Limit: 75

Weather/Road Condition: Clear dry paved road.

Vehicle 1: 2003 Freightliner truck tractor towing a semi-trailer

Driver: Injured – Charles Fristone, 40, of Alvarado, Texas. Transported to Amarillo Northwest Texas Hospital with serious injuries.

Seat belt worn: No

Passenger: Deceased – Ennie Eisenhauer (female), 39, of Bryan, Texas. Transported to Amarillo Northwest Texas Hospital where she later died from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Seat belt worn: No

Crash Details: Vehicle 1 and towed semi-trailer was southbound on US 87 in the right lane. The driver of Vehicle 1 changed lanes to pass another truck tractor semi-trailer. During the process of changing lanes, Vehicle 1 went off the roadway on the left side of the road and struck the guard rail. The driver of Vehicle 1 over corrected the steering, causing Vehicle 1 travel back across the roadway and strike the guard rail on the right side of the road. Vehicle 1 then traveled back across the roadway, struck the guard rail on the left side of the road and traveled over the guard rail into a ravine. The towed semi-trailer was separated from the truck tractor during the crash, rolled over and came to a rest in the left lane.

Investigated By: Texas Highway Patrol Troopers

Note: The crash remains under investigation. Information may change, be corrected, or added based on the investigators findings.

A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm

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