‘It hurt to see him go out like that’: Neighbor remembers victims of Saturday’s head-on collision that left 4 dead

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NEW SUMMERFIELD, Texas (KETK) – The site of a head-on crash that killed 4 people including a baby girl is now marked by crosses on the side of a New Summerfield road.

Now, a neighbor is speaking out about Saturday’s crash and the people he used to know.

52-year-old Ronnie Williams and 21-year-old Ariana Richardson, both of Jacksonville, were in a car that swerved into the eastbound lane and hit another car head-on. According to neighbors, Williams and Richardson were in a relationship and lived with their baby girl who was just a few months old.

“Since I was a little kid, he has always watched out for me and tried to do as much as he could for me,” 22-year-old neighbor Jose Lozoya said. “Yeah, it hurt to see him go out like that.”

Lozoya also went to school with Richardson.

“She was always a good classmate, really active in school, sports-wise, she was really smart,” Lozoya said.

Williams, Richardson the baby and an occupant of the other car died at the scene and were taken to Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

The driver of the other car involved in the wreck was identified as 83-year-old Bobby G. Johnson who was driving with 80-year-old Katherine June Johnson, both of Sage, Arkansas. Katherine died at the scene and was taken to Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

“You’ve got to appreciate everything God does for you,” Lozoya said. “You never know when it’s your time.”

KETK will keep you updated as more information comes out.

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