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Afternoon collision causes one fatality
A woman is dead and two men seriously injured after this May 13 crash near Floresville, when a Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck collided head-on with a Jeep pickup near the intersection of F.M. 536 and F.M. 1303.
Wilson County NewsMay 15, 2013 2,861 views 1 comment
FLORESVILLE -- The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of an early afternoon accident on F.M. 536 near F.M. 1303, which claimed the life of one and sent two more to the hospital via AirLife.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. May 13, an older model gray Jeep single-cab pickup traveling northbound collided head-on with an older model maroon Chevrolet S-10 pickup.
The driver of the Jeep, identified as 48-year-old John Bayer of Floresville, and the driver of the Chevrolet, 53-year-old Charles Hewitt of Pleasanton, were transported to San Antonio hospitals via AirLife.
Emergency officials pronounced a female passenger in the Jeep dead at the scene. Her name was not released, pending notification of next of kin.
Both the deceased female and Hewitt suffered head trauma. Members of the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department employed the use of the Jaws of Life to extract all three victims.
“This is an ongoing investigation and as such I cannot comment at this time,” said DPS Sgt. J. Ryan Christian at the scene.
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