2 Killed in Head-on Crash on New Year's Day
ANSON, TX — Two motorists lost their lives in a head-on collision in the early hours of New Years Day.
According to the Texas DPS, Nickie Ray Mitchell, a 39-year-old man from Abilene, died when the 1991 GMC pickup he was driving south in the northbound lanes collided head-on with a 2018 Ford pickup driven northbound by Kerry Louis Simons, a 50-year-old Anson man.
DPS said the crash was on U.S. 277 at 2 a.m. New Year’s Day, 1.46 miles south of Anson in Jones County.
DPS said the crash remains under investigation. The weather was cloudy and the roadway dry, they reported.