Fatal crash kills two in Panola County, TX

It happened Saturday morning at at 11:30 AM on SH-315.

Preliminary crash investigation revealed that the driver of a 2003 Honda Element identified as Dominique Yon, was traveling eastbound on SH-315 at an unsafe speed.

A 2017 Toyota Highlander, driven by John Lust, was traveling westbound on the same roadway.

The Honda hydroplaned on the wet roadway and entered the westbound lane, striking the Highlander.

As a result of the impact, the driver of the Highlander (Lusk) and a passenger in the Honda, identified as Yessenia Ramirez, were pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Toni Hughes.

Both bodies were taken to Dallas for autopsy.

A passenger in the Highlander, identified as Mary Lusk, was transported to Nacogdoches Medical.

Yon was transported to ETMC-Tyler, another passenger in her vehicle, Jackie Xu, was transported to ETMC-Henderson.

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