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La Vernia woman dies after crash
Members of three volunteer fire departments and three volunteer ambulance ser-vices assist victims Feb. 1 at the scene of a crash on U.S. 87 just north of F.M. 539 in Sutherland Springs.
Wilson County NewsFebruary 2, 2012, 4:30pm 4,006 views 1 comment
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS -- A 63-year-old La Vernia woman has died from injuries sustained in a Feb. 1 crash on U.S. 87 just north of F.M. 539 here, officials said.
Johnnie Henry was pronounced dead in Connally Memorial Medical Center at 5:15 a.m. Feb. 2, said Troop-er Al Alejos of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol. She was one of six passengers in a 1984 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 50-year-old Mark Higdon, also of La Vernia. Alejos said Higdon was making a left turn from southbound U.S. 87 into the driveway of a business when a 2005 Ford Excursion traveling northbound on U.S. 87 struck the vehicle. Neither Higdon nor the driver of the Excursion -- 38-year-old James Croft of Waco -- was injured.
Higdon’s remaining passengers were transported to area hospitals.
For more, read the Feb. 8 print edition of the Wilson County News.
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