Hays County, TX – Geraldine Wilcox Hylander Killed in Crash on FM 973
Hays County, TX (October 15, 2019) – A collision on Farm to Market Rd 973 resulted in fatal injuries.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on October 14, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on FM973.
According to reports, 80-year-old Geraldine Wilcox Hylander was traveling east along the roadway in a Chevy Impala when a westbound Freightliner crossed over into her lane.
The Impala was struck head-on by the Freightliner. Hylander sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Geraldine Wilcox Hylander. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
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