Wreck takes life of Graham woman
A Graham woman is dead and two other people were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash south of Graford Friday evening.
According to the Granbury office of the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:40 p.m. March 3, 2 miles south of Graford on Hwy. 337. The highway was dry and clear, and that stretch of road has a 75 mph speed limit.
DPS said a 2004 Chevrolet pickup was northbound on Hwy. 337 when its driver fell asleep.
He crossed over the center stripe, crashing head-on into a 2001 Dodge pickup that was headed south.
Brenda Aldaba, 20, of Graham, was pronounced dead on the scene by Palo Pinto County Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Shawn Humphries.
Aldaba was a passenger in the Chevrolet.
An infant boy in the same truck, who was in a rear-facing child seat, was flown to Cooks Children’s Medical Center in Forth Worth. His condition was unknown at presstime.
The driver of the Dodge, Thresa Nowlin, 60, of Graford, was taken by ambulance to Palo Pinto General Hospital in Mineral Wells, where her condition remains unknown.