56-year-old Mark Blanton dies in fatal Dallas car crash on Garland Road – Saturday, October 9, 2021

Dallas Car Crash Death of Mark Blanton – Obituary

56-year-old Mark Blanton has died in a fatal Dallas car crash that occurred on Garland Road on Saturday, October 9, 2021. It happened at about 12:18 a.m. when the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado that Mark is said to have been driving at a very high speed, went off the road and crashed into multiple trees.

Witnesses say Mark was speeding southbound in the 9900 block of Garland Road. After encountering a slower-moving vehicle, he attempted to pass it but sent the vehicle swerving.

The Silverado went over the center and into northbound traffic. The vehicle continued on the sidewalk before going off the roadway and crashing into multiple trees.

It then went back on the road and rolled, coming to rest on its roof.

Mark was left with severe injures and was taken to a nearby hospital. However, he was pronounced dead later.

The accident remains under investigation.