Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sentence Announced in Intoxication Manslaughter Case

A sentence has been announced for the airman who was accused of intoxication manslaughter in June. Anjelika Faul, a 22-year-old senior airman at the 82nd Dental Squadron, entered a guilty plea to intoxication manslaughter and drunken or reckless operation of a vehicle. She elected to have a judge-only trial. The judge sentenced her to no… Read More

Worker Killed in Oklahoma City Landfill

On Tuesday, a worker at an Oklahoma City landfill was killed on the job. Authorities state that he was struck by a falling pipe when he was unloading a flatbed truck. This tragic incident happened at the landfill on Interstate 240 and Bryant Avenue. Authorities have released very few details about how a pipe fell… Read More

Woman in Hospital After SUV Hits Horse

A crash involving a horse left one woman in the hospital Sunday night. This Comanche County crash happened on Highway 7 at 135th Street. A woman driving a Chevrolet Tahoe struck a horse around 9:40 p.m. There were five people in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and at least one woman was… Read More

Crash Sends Four People to Hospital

Last Friday, a two-vehicle crash outside of Wichita Falls sent four people to the hospital. The driver of a black Dodge truck ran a stop sign at Texas 258 while traveling southbound on FM 368. Trooper Tony Fulton, with the Texas Department of Public Safety, stated that the driver was unfamiliar with the area. He… Read More

ATV Safety

KAUZ News Channel Six recently reported that more than 350,000 children are injured while riding all terrain vehicles (ATV’s) each year. They also reported that the number of children getting hurt each year might be going down. The reason for the drop in injuries is attributed to riders taking the proper precautions and safety measures.

Clay County Residents Concerned About New Speed Limit

Residents in Dean are voicing concern about a new speed limit sign on Highway 79. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has installed a new speed limit sign along a one-mile stretch in Clay County. The sign raises the limit from 70 to 75 miles per hour. Residents who live along this roadway are expressing… Read More

Terral Woman Trapped In Car After Crash

A two-vehicle wreck in Cotton County left one woman in the hospital. This July 4th crash happened on Highway 277. The victim, Pamela H. Rawdon of Terral, was actually trapped in her automobile for about a half hour before rescue crews could free her. She was then transported to a hospital in Wichita Falls. Her… Read More

Single-Car Wrecks and The Dangers of Distracted Driving

A wreck in Baylor County claimed the life of a 19-year-old man from Seymour. This wreck happened on FM 2395 about a quarter mile west of County Road 449. The driver, Mason Lee Goodwin, and a passenger were heading westbound when their Ford truck went off of the road. The truck hit a ditch, rolled… Read More

Altus Pedestrian Hit by Car

Last week, a man in Altus, Oklahoma was struck by a car while crossing the road. The incident occurred around 12:45 on Sunday afternoon. The pedestrian was crossing the road at the intersection of Sutherland and Main Street when he was run over by a motorist. Emergency responders were quickly on the scene to transport… Read More

Uninsured Motorists May Get Their Cars Impounded

Chief Manuel Borrego, of the Wichita Falls Police Department, is recommending that all uninsured vehicles be impounded. This proposal could mean that the vehicles of uninsured motorists could be impounded without a prior written citation. Chief Borrego believes that this strategy might help to make Texas roadways safer. He thinks the current laws just aren’t… Read More