Two killed in seperate wrecks in Bell County

Two people died in seperate accidents Saturday in Bell County, said Glenn Miller, a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

According to authorities, at 5:30 p.m. a Jepp Cherokee crossed into incomming traffic on FM 93 southeast of Temple and collided with a Chevrolet pickup.

The driver of the Jeep, Kathren Turnbaugh, 43, died at the scene.  The pickup driver, Billie Mahler, 82, and passenger Suma Mahler, 80, were hospitalized with major lacerations.  The driver of a third vehicle, Tanesha Farmer, 38, suffered minor injuries when she drove into a drainage culvert to avoid a collision, Miller said.


Northwest of Belton on FM 439, Heather Lewis, 31, died in a head-on collision when the Toyota sedan she was driving veered into oncoming traffic at 11:20 p.m. and hit a Dodge pickup, according to reports.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, Miller said.  The driver of the pickup, William Bonner, 46, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

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