LIBERTY COUNTY, TX- Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatality crash last night in Liberty County. The crash occurred on FM 1010 eight miles north of Cleveland.
The preliminary investigation indicates on March 6, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a 2009 Dodge Ram traveling southbound on FM 1010 crossed the center stripe and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado traveling northbound on FM 1010. The Dodge Rams headlamps were not activated during the crash.
The driver of the Dodge was identified as 45-year-old Kevin John Kadlecek from Cleveland, TX. Kadlecek was pronounced deceased on scene by Justice of the Peace Ralph Fuller.
The driver of the Chevrolet was identified as 17-year-old Gabrielle Aleece Bailey of Cleveland, TX. Bailey was transported to Herman Memorial Hospital by Life Fight for serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.