Another Fatal Crash Between Bryan and HearneFeatured Stories, News Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Another fatal crash took place on Highway 6 between Bryan and Hearne.
DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan says Hearne Police received a report Monday shortly before 2:30 p.m. of a reckless driver headed towards Hearne.
The driver of a Mustang was killed after his car crossed the center line between FM 2549 and the Spring Creek bridge and struck the rear tandem axle of a semi-trailer.
The identity of the deceased has not been released because family has not been notified.
Morgan says the trucker was taken by Robertson County EMS to St. Joseph to be checked out for possible injuries. The semi and empty trailer remained upright following the impact.
The wreck totally shut down the highway for two hours, followed by another two hours of traffic in both directions sharing one open lane. The Bryan TxDOT office reports one lane in each direction was supposed to be opened by 6 and all lanes reopened by 9 p.m.
5:10 p.m. update from TxDOT:
SH 6 between Spring Creek and FM 2549 is closed due to a major crash. This is between Bryan and Hearne. The road is completely closed and drivers should seek alternate routes to avoid delays. It is hopeful that a single lane will be opened to traffic in the near future, but the lane closures to clean up the accident may extend for 3-4 hours.
4:55 p.m. update on Highway 6 crash between Bryan and Hearne:
One lane is open so major slowdown continues. DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan says the driver of a Mustang is dead after crossing the center line and hitting the rear tandem axle of a semi-trailer. More at 5:05 on WTAW.
Local emergency agencies report a fatal traffic accident on Highway 6 between Bryan and Hearne.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) office in Bryan reports the highway between FM 2549 and Spring Creek could be closed until at least 6:30 p.m. to clean up debris.
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