Callahan Count, TX authorities have been investigating and cleaning up the scene of a fatal two-car accident along Texas 36 that happened on Monday afternoon and left three dead and one injured. Steven Wayne Pickett, 64, was identified as one of the deceased driver and his passenger, 36-year old Bryan Partain, was identified as the injured man. The accident happened on January 28, 2013.
Approximate Scene of the Accident
According to the news reports, Pickett was driving a Ford pickup truck along Texas 36 west of Cross Plains near mile marker 30 at about 4:06 p.m. when he was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle. The wreck caused both vehicles to catch fire, burning the second one beyond recognition. Police said that Pickett and two people in the other vehicle were killed, but they only released Pickett’s identity. Partain was taken to a hospital in Abilene in serious condition, where he was treated for his injuries. The cause of the accident hasn’t been determined yet, but an investigation is underway and updates will be available as it’s completed.