DPS Releases Information About Fatal Crash on US 67 South


SAN ANGELO, TX  — One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 67 near Preacher Road in Tom Green County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

The crash happened on May 24 around 4:30 p.m. when a 2023 Dodge 2500 truck driven by Tyler Parum, 32, of San Angelo, collided with a 2010 Ford Escape SUV driven by Christina Schuler, 45, also of San Angelo. Parum was transported to Shannon Medical Center with minor injuries.

Schuler sustained serious injuries and was transported to Shannon Medical Center. A 16-year-old female passenger in Schuler's vehicle suffered minor injuries and was also taken to the same medical facility.

A 17-year-old male passenger in the Ford Escape was critically injured and later transported by AirMed 1 to Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, before being transferred to UMC Lubbock were he faught for his life. Sadly, he was pronounced dead on June 4 at 7:49 p.m. by Dr. Kavon Schariffi.

Preliminary investigations indicate that Parum was traveling south on U.S. 67 when he failed to control his speed "due to a distraction" in his vehicle. 

Schuler's Ford Escape was stopped in front of Parum’s truck, waiting for oncoming traffic before turning left onto Preacher Road. 

The Dodge 2500 struck the Ford Escape, causing both vehicles to skid into the east ditch. The Dodge crossed the ditch, struck a fence, and came to rest upright facing east. The Ford Escape spun to the left and came to rest upright, facing northeast in the ditch.

The crash occurred under clear skies with dry road conditions. The details on the day of the crash are here.

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