Names listed in fatal crash

The Department of Public Safety has listed names of the two persons killed in Wednesday crash

 

The Department of Public Safety has listed names of the two men killed in a Wednesday crash west of Rockdale on US 79.


   Dying at the scene were Steven Pate, 65, of Carterville, Illinois, and Floyd Givens, 68, of Pflugerville.


  According to the DPS, Pate was driving a pickup and Givens a van, which crossed the center line and was involved in the head-on collision with the pickup.


  Jean Pate, 69, of Carterville, Ill., a passenger in the van, was taken to Scott & White Hospital in Temple.


  Three vehicle​s were involved. The pickup was towing a travel trailer.


  The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, Department of Public Safety and Milam County Sheriff’s Department were among the agencies responding to the scene just before 1 p.m.. Other agencies were summoned to assist with traffic control.


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