Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US-79 approximately six miles east of the city of Henderson in Rusk County at 9:05 p.m., Friday, March 19, 2021. 

The investigators’ preliminary report indicates that the driver of a 2003 Ford F150 was traveling eastbound on US-79 when the vehicle left the roadway to the right in a slight curve. The vehicle continued into the ditch on the south side of the roadway where it struck two fences before striking a home. 

The driver of the Ford was identified as Bryant Allen Hindsman, 30, of Henderson. 

Hindsman was pronounced at the scene by Judge Jackie Risinger and was taken to Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home in Henderson.

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