Jordan Simms Dies In Parmer County Car WreckBy | Sep 18, 2012
A rollover accident in Parmer County, about 85 miles northwest of Lubbock, on Saturday killed an Austin teenager and injured five other people. Jordan Simms, 14, of Round Rock, was a passenger in an SUV Saturday morning when the driver fell asleep and drove into the median of U.S. Highway 70. The driver lost control of the vehicle when trying to recover and it rolled over multiple times before landing on its top, said the Department of Public Safety. Simms was ejected from the vehicle. It was reported that he was the only one not wearing a seatbelt. The other…
Ask The Lawyer Part 3, August 22nd, With Manuel Green and Jeff BentonBy | Sep 17, 2012
This is the third part of our popular "Ask The Lawyer" series of August 22nd featuring Manuel Green and Jeff Benton, both specializing in truck accidents, wrongful death lawsuits and auto accidents. Tune in tomorrow for the fourth part of this series!
Michael Hodges Dies In Weekend Fatal Motorcycle CrashBy | Sep 17, 2012
A man was killed in the motorcycle crash in Amarillo Sunday night. Michael Hodges, 38, was transported to a local hospital after he lost control of his bike and later died from his injuries. Hodges had been traveling westbound on 6th Street and lost control. He fell off from his bike and slid across his lane of traffic into oncoming traffic. He struck an eastbound Cadillac Escalade truck's driver side door. The incident happened at about 7 p.m. at 3700 block of Southwest 6th. Police said speed was a factor in the fatal motorcycle crash. The crash is pending investigation.
Stephen Annis Dies In East Texas CrashBy | Sep 17, 2012
A Huntsville pilot has been killed after his small plane crashed in Bullard area, about 100 miles southeast of Dallas. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the victim of the crash Wednesday afternoon was identified as 51-year-old Stephen Annis. His plane went down in a wooded area near Lake Palestine. Annis was the only one flying the plane. Pieces of rubble were found among the trees and on a road. Investigators are identifying the cause of the crash.
Evan Bohnert And Betty Bohnert Killed In 87 South WreckBy | Sep 17, 2012
A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 87 South at Old Comfort Road Tuesday afternoon killed two people and injured one. Three people from Fredericksburg were in a 2003 Chevy Town & Country van heading south on U.S. Highway 87. They stopped on the highway, ready to make a left turn onto Old Comfort Road when the vehicle was stuck from behind by a 2005 Ford F350. Evan Bohnert, 74, and his wife, Betty Bohnert, 68, were pronounced dead on the scene. Bradley Bohnert, 36, was injured and airlifted to University Hospital in San Antonio. His current condition was unavailable as…
Texas Soldiers Thalia S. Ramirez And Jose L. Montenegro Jr. Killed In Helicopter CrashBy | Sep 17, 2012
Two U.S. Army soldiers from Texas died in a helicopter crash last week in Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, 28-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia S. Ramirez of San Antonio and 31-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jose L. Montenegro Jr. of Houston, died on Sept. 5, when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior crashed in Logar Province, Afghanistan. Both were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. and were nearing the end of their year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The cause of the crash is yet to be determined but…
Ask The Lawyer Part 2, August 22nd, with Manuel Green and Jeff BentonBy | Sep 13, 2012
This is the part 2 of our popular "Ask The Lawyer" series of August 22nd featuring Manuel Green and Jeff Benton, both specializing in personal injury law, wrongful death and 18-wheeler accidents. Tune in tomorrow for the third part of this series!
Christopher Yeager and Joyce Ates Killed In Helicopter crashBy | Sep 13, 2012
A chopper crashed on Highway 90 near Crosby on Monday killing two people. An R-22 Robinson helicopter went into a tailspin just a few minutes after it had fueled up in Baytown and crashed at around 3:30 p.m. on the property of Oilfield Pipeline Co. near Miller Road and Crosby Freeway. The pilot, Christopher Yeager, 40, and his passenger, photographer Joyce Ates, 60, were killed. Texas Department of Public Safety and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the wreck.
Roxanna Hagan White Passes Away In HospitalBy | Sep 13, 2012
A woman died in a hospital Wednesday after being critically injured in a car crash Monday morning on U.S. Highway 69 near Tram Road. Roxanna Hagan White, 40, was on her way to take care of a friend’s elderly mother Monday morning when a vehicle failed to stop and hit her vehicle. White was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck but miraculously she was revived on the way to Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth. White then finally passed away at 10:34 p.m. Wednesday night. According to doctors, White had very low brain activity due to the lack of oxygen…
Bill Johnson Dies After Driving Into Candle ShopBy | Sep 13, 2012
A local man was killed after he drove off US 59 South in Nacogdoches County and struck a candle shop on Tuesday. The accident occurred at 10:55 a.m. five miles south of Nacogdoches. Bill Johnson, 84, was heading north when his 2003 Toyota Tacoma left the road, flipped and crashed into the side of a building. Johnson was pronounced dead 2:20 p.m. at a Nacogdoches hospital. According to the DPS report, he was wearing a seatbelt. The owner of Fine Candles, Mary Douglas, said Johnson ran a watermelon stand close to the establishment. He and his younger brother Don have…