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1 Dead in Rayford Hit-and-Run

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Jarod Cassidy2 years ago

One person was killed last Saturday in a hit-and-run collision near Rayford, Texas.

Details of the Fatal Accident

According to KTRK, authorities are searching for two men involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident on the North Freeway that left one person dead.

Officials state the two men were in an elevated, four-wheel drive pickup truck that collided with another vehicle around 7 am. The vehicle was traveling from Oklahoma to the Texas Medical Center where one of the occupants, 46-year-old Sawsan Almilad, was scheduled for treatment.

Almilad was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle’s driver, 51-year-old Habib Almishkhas, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,413 people were killed in auto accidents in 2013, marking a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.
  • It is estimated that a reportable crash occurred in Texas every 71 seconds in 2013.


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