Ronnie Tumlinson And Norine Douglas Killed In Bastrop County Car Accident
Two Bastrop County residents died in a double fatal traffic crash in Bastrop County.
The accident happened just after 6 a.m. Friday morning on Highway 304, about 15 miles south of Bastrop.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a northbound pickup truck driven by 38-year-old Ronnie Tumlinson crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a southbound Toyota Prius driven by 60-year-old Norine Douglas.
Both drivers died at the scene. Neither was wearing a seat belt.
Douglas was a bi-lingual special education teacher at Red Rock Elementary.
DPS is still investigating to determine what caused Tumlinson to cross the middle lane.