Humvee crash kills three in Temple


Last Updated on July 31st, 2017

A National Guard Humvee lost control on Interstate 35 on Wednesday, triggering a six-vehicle crash that killed the soldier driving the Humvee and two other drivers, including one from Austin, authorities said.

The Humvee was traveling south in the rain near the small town of Troy, north of Temple, about 11 a.m. when it went airborne, cleared the center barrier and hit an oncoming car and an 18-wheeler, according to the Department of Public Safety. The rig then crashed into a truck towing a trailer and a garbage truck.

Troy police Sgt. David Lowry told the Temple Daily Telegram that the victims were the Humvee driver, Altha Gibson, 21, of DeSoto; the driver of the 18-wheeler, Donald Johnson, 44, of Burleson; and the driver of the car, Douglas Ashcroft, 41, of Austin.

Man killed in wrong-way crash in Kyle


Last Updated on July 31st, 2017

One man died and three people were injured after a head-on collision near Kyle, Texas early Monday morning.

The man, 31-year-old Jose Hernandez was driving north in a southbound lane on Interstate 35.  A 2007 Jeep Compass driven by Jeffery Hill, 25, was headed south and hit Hernandez’s car head-on at about midnight.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.  Hill and two passengers, both women in their 20s, were taken to University Medical Center at Brackenridge and were listed in stable condition.

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Nine people involved in Interstate 35 crash


Last Updated on July 31st, 2017

Four people were hurt in a wreck Sunday on an Interstate 35 frontage road, including two children who at first were though to be critically injured.  Authorities said te accident on the northbound frontage road near East 11th Street involved a minivan and a truck.