Authorities Investigate Hit-and-Run Accident near DeBerry
Posted January 3, 2017 by Blake Holland |   

Local authorities spent Tuesday morning investigating a hit-and-run accident in northeast Panola County. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Farm-to-Market Road 31, about five miles north of DeBerry.

axWitnesses say a white Dodge van struck the trailer of a passing utility truck. The driver of the van abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.

DPS Trooper Brandon Norman says alcohol was found in the back of the van. No injuries were reported, although the condition of the van driver is unknown.

Officials believe the driver fled to the Elysian Fields area.