Joseph Charles Simmons Injured in Two-vehicle Collision

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (September 6, 2023) – Early Monday morning, a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 175 left Haven Gabriel Finkie dead. The incident happened on August 21st, at around 12:30 a.m., in the area of US Highway 175, just about 1.1 miles north of Baxter. According to police, a 2007 Honda Civic driven by 22-year-old Finkie, and a 2019 Ford F150 driven by 30-year-old Joseph Charles Simmons were involved. It was reported that the Honda was headed southeast and the F150 was headed northwest along Highway 175. The Honda then attempted to turn onto County Road 4511 but failed to yield. As a result, the Honda traveled into the path of the F150. The two vehicles collided leaving both drivers with serious injuries. Emergency crews transported Finkie to UT Health Hospital in Tyler. Additionally, they transported Simmons to UT Health Hospital in Athens for treatment of their injuries. At the hospital in Tyler, officials pronounced 22-year-old Haven Gabriel Finkie dead, due to the extent of his injuries. Meanwhile, medics reported Simmons to be in stable condition.
The Sweet James law firm sends out its heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Haven Gabriel Finkie.
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