2-11-06 – An accident sent two people to the hospital and backed up traffic for over an hour in Grayson County around 9:30 Saturday morning.
The wreck happened on Highway 82, near Sadler. Troopers say an elderly man, driving a sedan, was heading west in an east-bound lane when he hit a pick-up truck head-on.
The elderly driver was taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas by medical helicopter. Troopers say 85-year-old Henry Felton of Gainesville was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the pick-up was transported to Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman by ambulance. Authorities say his injuries were not life-threatening.
A third vehicle clipped one of the vehicles as the driver attempted to avoid the wreck. The third driver was treated at the scene by emergency crews for minor injuries.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.