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Three treated after accidents

Three persons were treated at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale after south Milam County traffic accidents during the past week, according to state troopers.

Amos Payne, 73, of Palestine was hurt when his vehicle ran off US 79 in Gause at 9:26 a.m. Sunday, according to Trooper Erik Gaston.

Vehicle damage was termed extensive, Gaston said.

Extensive damages were also reported in a one vehicle accident at 8:50 p.m. Friday on FM 3242, .9-mile south of Hanover, according to Trooper Ernest DelBosque.

The driver, 38-year-old Alma Hill of Gause, was treated at RMH, he said.

Justin Gonzales., 18, of Rockdale, was checked over at RMH after a one-vehicle accident at 9:35 p.m. Aug. 25 on US 79, 4.8 miles west of Rockdale, according to Trooper Broderick Sims.

Sims said Gonzales swerved to miss a dog. Vehicle damage was termed moderate.

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on US 77, 3.8 miles north of Minerva, according to Gaston.

Drivers were listed as Frank George, 77, of Bay City and Matthew Rooker, 18, of Brenham.

Damages were termed moderate, according to the DPS trooper.


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