Fatal Crash Near Martinsville Takes Life of Center Woman

June 2, 2022 – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a fatal crash in Nacogdoches County on state Highway 7, approximately 12 miles west of Center, that occurred Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 1 p.m., a 2011 Ford pickup was traveling west while a 2004 Ford SUV was traveling east. It is reported that the pickup traveled into the oncoming lane and struck the SUV.

The driver of the pickup, identified as 63-year-old Vicki Campbell of Center, was pronounced deceased on scene by a Justice of the Peace. There were two passengers, 61-year-old Juan Oliverio and a 6-year-old child, transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center for treatment.

The driver of the SUV, identified as 18-year-old Raliah Griffin of Nacogdoches, was transported to UT Tyler for treatment. Her passenger, a 1-year-old child, was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation remains ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.