City of Temple


Temple Police responds to fatal accident

TEMPLE, TX (Dec. 10, 2019) – The Temple Police Department responded to a fatal accident at about 5 a.m. Tuesday on southbound Interstate 35 near exit 301.

An initial investigation indicates that a sedan lost control and was struck by an 18-wheeler. A female passenger was deceased on scene. She has been identified as 28-year-old Erica McCrary. Next-of-kin have been notified.

The male driver transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical-Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured. No other injuries were reported.

TPD's Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the accident.

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