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DPS called to three crashes

DPS state troopers were called to three crashes in the Rockdale area during the past week, two of them involving vehicles hitting trees.

There were no highway fatalities during the Memorial Day Weekend reporting period in Milam Count y although one drowning death was reported. (See story, page 1A).

Trooper Mark Berry said a vehicle operated by Betty Ayala, 46, of Rockdale swerved to miss a deer on FM 1712 near Minerva at 1:25 p.m. Monday and struck a tree.

No injuries were reported and damages were termed moderate by the DPS.

Trooper Ernest DelBosque said a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Jacob Skubal of Rockdale left FM 908 west of County Road 305 at 8:07 p.m. May 24, went through a fence and struck a tree.

The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, and AMR ambulance paramedics responded to the scene.

DelBosque said the driver refused treatment at the scene.

Damages were termed extensive.

Extensive damages, but no injuries, were reported in a 2:40 p.m. Thursday one-vehicle accident on Texas 36, south of Milano, according to DelBosque.

Driver was listed as Pamela Bullock, 64, of Milano.


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