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Jarrell woman dies in Callahan County crash

The crash happened 12 miles south of Baird early Monday.
Credit: DPS

CALLAHAN COUNTY, Texas — A Jarrell woman was killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash on State Hwy 36, 12 miles south of Baird, in Callahan County.

A preliminary crash report from the Texas Department of Public Safety said pickup truck traveling east, driven by Cory Ray Bush of Rockdale, was involved in a crash with a semitruck that was stopped in the traffic lane on Hwy 36. The pickup truck was disabled in the traffic lane for a short time.

An SUV traveling east, driven by Megan Janea Murphy, 30, of Jarrell, crashed into the disabled pickup truck. 

Murphy died at the scene.

Bush was taken to Hendrick Medical Center with serious, incapacitating injuries.

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