Monthly Archives: March 2013

FDA Finally Addresses Faulty DePuy Hip Implants

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally issued a document regarding the risks of metal-on-metal hip implants. They have issued the communication to orthopedic surgeons, previous and potential recipients of the defective implants. The document outlines the risks and dangers involved with receiving a metal-on-metal implant. This should come as no surprise to thousands… Read More

Semi-Truck Crash Leaves Oklahoma City Man Dead

A wreck involving an 18-wheeler took the life of an Oklahoma City man early Monday morning. This tragic wreck occurred around 3:00 a.m., Monday, near the Canadian River. The crash occurred on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike in Newcastle. Phillip Prestriedge, 63-years-old, was backing his car in the westbound lane of the turnpike when a semi… Read More

21-Year-Old Woman Killed in Wreck Involving a Cow

A heartbreaking crash claimed the life of a 21-year-old, North Texas woman. Sarah Elizabeth Hopkins was travelling on U.S. 287 when the car she was in struck a cow. The cow was loose on U.S. 287 when their sport utility vehicle hit it. Hopkins was a passenger in the SUV. She got out of the… Read More

MSU Graduate Killed in Drunk Driving Crash

A fatal rollover-crash resulted in the death of a Midwestern State University graduate. Kelvin Chazarreta, of Benbrook, was pronounced dead on the scene, in the early morning hours last Tuesday. Chazarreta, a graduate of MSU, was only 23-years-old. Law enforcement officials report that the driver of the truck has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. The… Read More

Two People Hospitalized After Crash on Central Freeway

A one-car crash on Central Freeway sent two passengers to the hospital. The wreck occurred before 10:30 a.m. on Monday morning. The car, a Ford Mustang, was travelling westbound on Central Freeway when the driver appeared to lose control of the vehicle. The car flipped over the guardrail between McKinney and Windthorst Road. After flipping… Read More

Wichita Falls Father and Daughter Killed in Crash on FM 1954

A tragic head-on collision claimed the lives of a father and daughter Thursday morning. The deadly crash occurred on Farm to Market 1954 in Clay County shortly after 7:00 a.m. Thomas Eugene Chesser, 39-years-old, of Wichita Falls and his three-year-old daughter Jenna Noel Chesser were travelling westbound in a blue Cavalier, when a white Blazer… Read More

Governor Perry Takes a Firm Stance on Potential Texting Ban

A House committee hearing was just held on the potential texting while driving ban. This is Rep. Tom Craddick’s second attempt to get a law enacted to ban texting and emailing while operating a motor vehicle. Governor Rick Perry is calling the potential ban on texting while driving “a government effort to micromanage the behavior… Read More