An Anderson woman was killed in a two vehicle crash near Plantersville on Monday afternoon, as fatality crashes shook the region.
Texas DPS says 63 year old Leticia Bonilla was killed at Highway 105 and FM 1774, when the eastbound Kia she was driving turned in front of an oncoming Dodge. She was transported to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.
The passenger, 59 year old Raul Bonilla of Anderson, was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. The driver of the Dodge, 29 year old Edgar Almaguer of Brenham, was treated for minor injuries.
Preceding that was a fatality wreck just west of North Zulch, between FM 2685 and Highway 39. A Nissan SUV tried passing an 18-wheeler in a no-passing zone, struck a Buick SUV head-on, and ignited.
Driver of the Nissan, 81 year old James Nash of Leona, and driver of the Buick, 76 year old Carole Martin of Normangee, were killed in the crash. The 18-wheeler driver was uninjured.
Early in the day Monday as well, an Alabama man was killed near Caldwell.
Texas DPS says 57 year old Joseph Langlois of Florence, Alabama lost control of his truck on Highway 36, and struck a tree near County Road 122.
No other vehicles were involved.
All the crashes mentioned remain under investigation.