Crash Near Bartlett Leaves Two Dead
Details of the Fatal Bartlett Crash
According to KWTX, the crash occurred around 6 PM on State Highway 95 about three miles south of Bartlett.
Early reports indicate Micah Nathaniel Millican was traveling southbound in a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu when he crossed into the northbound lane, colliding with a 2001 Dodge 1500. One of the vehicles caught fire after the collision.
Millican and the driver of the Dodge, Hubert Jude Klepac, 44, both died at the scene. The passenger of the Dodge, Jennifer Klepac, 42, and an 8-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl were seriously injured in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation.
Texas Car Crash Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,773 people were killed in traffic crashes in Texas in 2016. This marks a 5.45-percent increase from the 3,578 deaths recorded in 2015.
- Alcohol was considered a factor in 987 of the traffic-fatalities recorded in 2016.
- An additional 265,076 people were injured in car crashes in 2016 with 17,582 people sustaining incapacitating injuries.
- A reportable crash is estimated to have occurred in Texas every 57 seconds in 2016.
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