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7 injured in collision; Family hits semi on FM 51 North near Slidell

By Jake Harris | Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Seven people were injured in a two-car wreck Saturday morning about 14 miles northeast of Decatur, just inside the Wise/Denton county line.

The wreck occurred around 10 a.m. just outside the Fossil Pointe shooting range off Farm Road 51 when a car hit a pickup that was towing a flatbed trailer.

Car vs Semi

CAR VS SEMI – Department of Public Safety Troopers examine the remains of a car involved in a wreck that injured seven Saturday morning near Slidell. Messenger Photo by Joe Duty

Chasity Fuhrmann, 32, of Azle, was driving her husband and three children north on F.M. 51. At the same time Anthony Hull, 33, of Krum was headed south in a pickup towing a flatbed trailer.

Hull was turning left into Fossil Pointe when Fuhrmann hit the truck he was driving, resulting in injuries for everyone involved.

Hull and his passenger, Jordan Everett, 28, of Denton, both suffered injuries. Hull was taken to a hospital in Denton, while Everett was taken to Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.

Fuhrmann was also taken to Wise Regional, along with her 11-year-old son, McCaleb. No further information about their condition is available at this time. Richard Fuhrmann, Chasity’s husband, was flown to John Peter Smith in Fort Worth by Air Evac, and had been discharged from the hospital as of press time.

Their daughter Victoria, 13, was flown to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. No information is available on her status at this time.

The youngest child, 10-year-old Micah, was transported to a hospital in Denton.

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