Hwy. 78 was shut down for more than four hours following a fatality accident Tuesday, May 30.
Around 10 p.m. emergency services responded to a 911 call of a two-vehicle accident including a truck that rolled a few times on Hwy. 78 near CR 550.
Arriving on scene, first responders located a Red Buick Enclave that was demolished along with a 2001 White F-250 pickup.
Ida Garcia Bates, 55, of Rowlett was the driver of the Buick Enclave. She died on scene as a result of the accident.
A 16-year-old male from Farmersville was the driver of the pickup truck and was not injured as a result of the wreck.
By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]
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