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Update: Names released in fatal Bullard wreck


POSTED: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 4:17pm

UPDATED: Friday, December 14, 2012 - 8:09am

UPDATE: Bullard Police have identified the people involved in the wreck that killed a woman.

Jean Mayfield Willians, 62, was killed when the minivan she was in collided with a garbage truck crossing Hwy. 69.

The driver of the truck was John Lindsay, 32.

There were two other women in the van, identified as Melissa Wilburn, 50, and Mary Edwards, 47.

The crash is still under investigation. No word yet on whether there will be any charges filed.

 UPDATE:  Our partners at KTBB report, one of the people hospitalized has died.


ORIGINAL STORY: Four people have been hospitalized following a pin-in involving a trash truck and minivan in Bullard.

The accident happened just before noon on Cherokee County Rd. 3801 and Hwy. 69, according to the Bullard Police Department.

According to ETMC spokeswoman Rebecca Berkley, two helicopters were sent to the scene to fly two injured passengers to their hospital; two more were taken by ambulance. Their conditions are unknown.

Officials say one person was in the truck and three in the minivan when the crash occurred.

All lanes on Highway 69 South were shutdown until about 2:00 p.m. During this time, northbound traffic was told to turn around and southbound traffic was being diverted to County Road 3801.

The trash truck, which was allegedly trying to cross over 69 on CR 3801 when the two vehicles collided, has been identified as a D S Disposal Company vehicle. 

The crash is still under investigation.

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Someone cant see, Thats a Trash Truck not a Dump Truck.

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