• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: May 2021

McLennan County, TX (5/17/2021) – A two-vehicle crash left one high school senior dead and another person injured Monday night.

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The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of FM 933 and Fort Graham Road. A BMW was headed westbound on Fort Graham when it was struck by a Dodge Van headed northbound on FM 933.

Investigation reveals the BMW entered the intersection after failing to yield the right of way to the Dodge.

The driver of the BMW, a graduating high school senior, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the Dodge was transported to Baylor Scott & White in Waco for treatment of a possible injury.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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Source: KXXV

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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