CROSBYTON, TX (12/30/2016) — A wrong way accident on Friday injured the Kohut family and one other person.
According to authorities, 55-year-old Wayne Kohut, 52-year-old Carrie Kohut, 22-year-old Emily Kohut and 18-year-old Ben Kohut all suffered injuries following a two-vehicle crash on County Road 153 in Crosbyton, Texas.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers reported that Jeffery Thomas Poole was traveling southbound in a 2013 Mazda when he attempted to pass in a no-passing zone, causing the collision.
The four members of the Kohut family (from Colorado Springs) all sustained injuries; their current conditions are unknown. Poole was flown to Shannon Medical Center.
This accident remains under investigation.
Police have not yet determined if any charges will be filed against this driver; however, a full investigation is still being conducted.