A crash that occurred at around 9:20 a.m. on Highway 11 claimed the life of a woman from Wood County. The crash occurred on Feb. 25 about 7 miles east of Winnsboro. The 42-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities. Her body was taken to the Batey Funeral Home.
According to police, a tractor trailer in the westbound lane crossed the centerline while on a curve. The truck hit the woman's car head-on in the eastbound lane, resulting in her death. The 56-year-old man driving the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash. Police released little information about the cause of the crash. Road conditions may have been a factor. No information was released in regards to charges the 56-year-old man may face.