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Hog, horse cause Milam accidents

It was another rough week for animals on South Milam County roadways as a hog triggered two crashes four minutes apart and a horse also caused an accident.

A 61-year-old Cameron woman was treated at Richards Memorial Hospital after her vehicle hit a hog on US 77 north of Rockdale.

Trooper Donald Delukie said Kathy Olin’s vehicle collided with the animal at 6: 22 a.m. Friday and sustained moderate damage.

Delukie said four minutes later another vehicle, driven by Dawn Biar, 42, of Rockdale, hit the same hog.

No injuries were reported in the second crash and damages were termed minor.

Trooper Erik Gaston said a vehicle driven by Brandon Stewart, 31, of Hearne, was in collision with a horse at 8:55 p.m. April 24 on US 79 east of Gause.

No injur ies were repor ted but Gaston termed damages as “extensive.”

Minor damages were reported in a two-vehicle collision at 11:45 a.m. April 24 on Texas 36, according to Trooper Broderick Sims.

He listed drivers as Raymond Young, 64, of Killeen, and Cathleen Allred, 57, of Abilene.

Trooper Dav id Ya rbroug h investigated a one-vehicle crash occurring about 8:15 p.m. Saturday on FM 908 northwest of Rockdale.

He said a vehicle operated by Joseph Zung of Georgetown ran through a fence.


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