Two Fatal Weekend Freak AccidentsFeatured Stories, News Monday, August 6th, 2012
A Bryan woman is dead in a bizarre accident on Highway 21 east of Bryan Sunday. 33-year-old Tracy Louise White was riding with her husband when a piece of angle iron came off another vehicle and went through the windshield of their pickup. White was hit and later died at St. Joseph-Bryan. Her husband was not hurt. Authorities do not have a description of the other vehicle.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Investigators say a woman has been killed and a girl hurt by a falling pine tree in a Houston-area neighborhood. The Harris County Constable’s Office says the accident happened Sunday night during a family gathering in a backyard. Authorities say the tree was outside the fence surrounding a house, which also was damaged. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the tree to fall. Lt. Kenneth Key says family members heard a loud popping as the tree came down. Key says a woman who was struck died of her injuries. The injured girl was transported to a hospital. Details on her condition weren’t immediately available. Names of the pair have not been released.
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