Cedar Hill, TX; On Saturday 01/08/2022 at approximately 8:53 am, Cedar Hill Police Officers and Firefighters responded to Great Clips, located at 445 E. FM 1382 regarding a Major Crash.
Officers arrived and noticed a vehicle had driven into the building. Officers located an unresponsive person who was inside the business and was struck by the vehicle. This individual was later pronounced deceased. The deceased person has been identified as
54-year-old Janet Hutchins of DeSoto. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
This is an ongoing investigation, and the Cedar Hill Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining all facts relating to the incident. Anyone that may have taken photos or video is asked to contact Sgt. Cooley at 972-293-5181 x2148.
From a GoFundMe posting on Facebook: Janet was an employee of Mark Blessing’s organization in DFW market and she had been a Great Clips employee since 2015. Janet is survived by a husband, 2 daughters, and several grandchildren.
One Fatality, Cedar Hill Actively Investigating
Early this morning, at approximately 8:53 am, Cedar Hill Police Officers and Firefighters responded to Great Clips, located at 445 E. FM 1382 regarding a Major Crash.
A witness told us the SUV crashed through so “violently that it made it all the way through the shop floor, back to the office.” No reports of additional injuries at this time, cause of the crash has not been released.
Officers arrived and discovered a vehicle, reportedly a SUV (possibly a Range Rover), had driven through the building. Officers located an unresponsive person who was later pronounced deceased.
The identity of the deceased person will not be released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can call our Criminal Investigation Division at 972-293-5181 ext 2127.