A double fatality accident occurred outside Princeton Saturday, Jan. 9.
According to DPS State Trooper Lonny Hatchel, at 7:40 p.m. troopers were called to crash on FM 3364 near County Road 876.
A 2002 Honda passenger car was traveling west on FM 3364 when for an as yet undetermined reason, the driver lost control of the car. The Honda slid into the eastbound lane and was struck in the right passenger side by a 2010 Chevrolet Pickup that was traveling east.
Driving the Honda was Amanda G. Holcomb, 27, of Farmersville and carrying two passengers, 7-year-old Amie Nelson of Farmersville and a 6-month-old female infant.
Both Holcolm and Amie died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The infant, who was restrained in a child safety seat, was taken to Medical Center of McKinney but did not sustain any serious injuries, according to police reports.
Driving the Chevrolet pickup was driver Wayne Whaley, 27, of Princeton. He was not seriously injured but transported by to an area hospital by private conveyance for treatment.
According to reports, the crash is still under investigation by DPS and it is too early to tell causative factors.
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By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]