DALLAS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Mark Douglas Blanton, of Dallas, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday morning vehicle crash in Dallas County.

Blanton, 56, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near White Lake Rock early Saturday morning.


According to reports, Blanton was operating a Chevrolet Silverado on the 9900 block of Garland Road in Dallas, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 12:20 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then made contact with a grouping of trees before rolling over.

Blanton was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Dallas County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas, the state’s second-most populous county, and the eighth-most populous in the United States. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the population was 2,368,139; in 2019 it was estimated to have 2,635,516 inhabitants – Wikipedia.