Two killed in accident south of Briggs




An early Monday morning accident south of Briggs in Burnet County on US 183 killed two people and sent three others to a Williamson County hospial.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident occurred at 12:07 a.m. Monday, July 2, about 1.5 miles south of Briggs.

A 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by 56-year-old Sheldon Ray Johnson of Goldthwaite was traveling south on US 183, followed by a 2010 Chrysler Town & Country, driven by 58-year-old Sharon Orsak Johnson, also of Goldthwaite.

A 2012 Dodge Ram driven by 61-year-old Sylvano Sanchez of Lampasas was traveling north on US183 when it crossed the center strip, entering the southbound lanes of traffic. The Dodge Ram struck both vehicles.

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