Brownwood Woman Among Three Killed In Two-Vehicle Accident In Runnels County
By: Derrick Stuckly - Local News
Ballinger, TX: According to a media release issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety Friday afternoon, Sarah Evelyn Brown, 48, of Brownwood, was one of three people killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 67, 10 miles east of Ballinger, Thursday morning.
The preliminary investigation revealed a 2023 Kia Forte was traveling east on U.S. Highway 67, and a 2022 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on U.S. Highway 67. The Kia was attempting to pass another vehicle traveling east on a curve in the roadway and struck the Chevrolet head on.
Two of the three people in the Kia, 24-year-old Benjamin Nathaniel Sapp of Crowley and 25-year-old Jacob Alexander Gray of Lewisville, died. Lindsey Gale Perry-Gray, 22, of Lewisville, suffered incapacitating injuries and was transported to Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
H.O. Akin III, 51, of Comanche, was driving the Silverado – in which Brown was the passenger – and suffered non-incapacitating injuries and was treated and released at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
All five people in the accident were wearing seat belts according to the DPS report.