UPDATE: Aug. 29, 2019, 10:19 a.m
Dr. Jackie Horton Parker, 78, of Iowa Park, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, after being involved in a car accident near Scotland.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Richard Cody officiating.
Visitation will be at Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
The Windthorst community is rallying around the Schroeder family with prayers and fundraising efforts.
UPDATE Aug. 28, 2019, 10:50 a.m.
Community members have set up an account at Windthorst Federal Credit Union under the Chance and Ashley Schroeder Family fund for donations to help with expenses.
UPDATE Aug. 27, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
The name of the driver who died in a deadly accident outside of Scotland has been released.
The deceased driver of the blue car has been identified as 78-year-old Jackie Horton Parker of Iowa Park.
Click here to view Jackie Horton Parker’s obituary, service details, and guestbook.
The driver of the white SUV has been identified as Ashley Christine Schroeder, of Windthorst.
Schroeder’s condition has not been announced at this time.
According to DPS officials, Parker was southbound on Hwy 281 and Schroeder was northbound. Possibly, due to wet and rainy road conditions, Schroeder lost control and drove into the southbound lane of traffic crashing head-on into Parker.
Parker was pronounced dead on the scene.
Schoeder was transported to United Regional with serious injuries. Her condition is unknown at the time of publication.
The two juveniles were treated and released at the scene.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and the juveniles were in safety seats.
The crash remains under investigation. Information may change, be corrected, or added based on the investigator’s findings.
ARCHER COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) Texas DPS is investigating if wet roads could be the cause of a deadly accident.
It happened around 7 a.m., Tuesday, on US 281, outside Scotland. DPS Sergeant Dan Buesing said a white SUV going northbound and a blue passenger car going southbound were involved.
The driver of the white SUV was transported to the hospital, no word on her condition. Buesing said, the two children in the white SUV were reported to be fine and were released to family.
The identity of the driver of the blue car has not been released pending notifying next of kin.
Buesing said the highway was closed for an hour.
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