2 Killed in 2 Vehicle Accident in Eastland County

Two people were killed Tuesday, December 19 on FM 2214 3.2 miles southeast of Eastland when the driver lost control on the wet roadway and hit an oncoming vehicle.

According to a DPS preliminary report, Blanch Clarice Morse, 49 of Gorman was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier south on FM 2214 when she lost control of the vehicle and went into the northbound lane.  David Lynn Eaton, 57 of Eastland was driving a 2012 Freightliner Roll Back Wrecker north on FM 2214 and was struck by the Cavalier.

Blanch Morse was pronounced dead at the scene as was her passenger, Sable Lynn Carpenter, 32, of De Leon.   Neither David Eaton nor his passenger, Billy Jack Spurlock, 41, of Stephenville reported any injury.

The accident occurred at 2:15 p.m. on a section of highway with a 70 mph speed limit.   The crash is under investigation.