Driver Killed in Fiery Sam Rayburn Tollway Crash - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Driver Killed in Fiery Sam Rayburn Tollway Crash

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    Driver Killed in Fiery Sam Rayburn Tollway Crash

    The driver of a car is killed in a fiery crash early Saturday morning on the Sam Rayburn Tollway.

    A spokesman with the Texas Department of Public Safety said Troopers were called to the scene on SRT near Standridge at about 3:30 a.m.

    Troopers said a Mitsubishi was heading south on the SRT, when it left the road and struck a toll gantry. The vehicle caught fire and the driver, the only person inside the vehicle, died at the scene.

    No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)

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