Separate Accidents Claim Two Lives in Fannin, Lamar Counties

Aug 16, 2018

Two separate accidents claimed the lives of two men in Northeast Texas on Tuesday. 

The first happened near Petty, in Lamar County, just before 6 a.m. Police say Brandon Smith of Brookston died in a single-vehicle crash on US Highway 82.

No other information is available.

Not long after that call, police say, a second single-vehicle accident claimed the life of 25-year-old Justin Anderton of Telephone. Anderton reportedly crashed into a tree where Farm to Market 28-15 meets   State Highway 11 in Fannin County. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.