A woman has died after a semi-truck struck three parked vehicles and a person in a parking lot on Jan. 20.
According to the Sherman Police Department, at approximately 8:50 a.m. Sherman officers responded to calls of a major vehicle crash in the 8000 block of South US Highway 75.
“Upon arrival, officers learned a semi-truck that was traveling northbound on Hwy 75, left the highway, crossed the frontage road, and struck three parked vehicles and a person in the Angels of Care parking lot,” said Sherman PD in a press release.
The person who was struck in the parking lot was identified as 23-year old Leslie Karen Mercado of Gunter, Texas who was transported to a local hospital where she later died due to the injuries sustained in the crash.
The driver of the semi was uninjured.
The cause and factors contributing to the crash are still under investigation.
Source: Sherman Police Department