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UPDATE: Three Killed In Two Sunday Crashes In Robertson County

Three people were killed Sunday in two multiple vehicle crashes in Robertson County.

DPS trooper Jimmy Morgan says the first crash took place Sunday afternoon north of Hearne on the Highway 79 overpass. 47 year old Christopher Evan of Hearne was killed while driving a car that collided head on with a wrong way pickup towing a utility trailer. The driver and passenger of the pickup, from Ruston, Louisiana, were taken to a Bryan hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Sunday night on Highway six south of Hearne near FM 2549, a three vehicle crash killed a brother and sister from Lexington. DPS reports a northbound SUV was rear ended, pushing the SUV over the center line where it was struck head on by a car. The driver and passenger in the SUV who died were 19 year old Wesley Sanders and 22 year old Maegan Sanders. The driver of the car involved in the head on collision, who is from Tyler, was taken to a hospital in Temple with undetermined injuries. The driver of the car that rear-ended the S-U-V, who is from Arlington, was not injured.

Click below for comments from Jimmy Morgan, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Original story:

Three people were killed in two crashes Sunday in Robertson County.

The first mishap was north of Hearne on the Highway 79 overpass. DPS reports a westbound pickup in the eastbound lane struck an eastbound car head on. The driver of the car died. The driver and a passenger in the pickup were taken to a Bryan with undetermined injuries. The collision closed Highway 79 for more than three hours.

The second crash was Sunday night south of Hearne on Highway 6 near FM 2549. Robertson County sheriff Gerald Yezak reported two people were killed, and the highway was closed for more than three hours.

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Posted by on Dec 2 2019. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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