SH87 South at CR 2050 Scene of Single-Vehicle Crash

January 27, 2020 - State Highway 87 (SH87) South just before CR 2050 was the scene of a single-vehicle crash incident Monday, January 27, 2020.

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the location just north of Shelbyville at 9am. Center Fire Department firemen were requested, as it was reported the driver was trapped and couldn't get her door to open.

When Shelby County Sheriff's Deputies arrived, they were able to help her out of the vehicle and extrication tools were not necessary.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Jonathan Stinson, at 8:55am a blue Saturn Ion driven by Courtney Michelle Reierson, 29, of Center was southbound on SH87 when she failed to drive in a single lane, crossed over the northbound traffic lanes and struck a tree.

Ambulance personnel transported Reierson from the location of the crash to Nacogodoches Memorial Hospital in Nacogdoches.

Reierson was issued citations for fail to drive in a single lane and no insurance 

Shelby County Sheriff's Deputies and Constables assisted at the scene with traffic control.