CLEVELAND, March 8, 2018 -
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 for serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.