Vickie Pratt Dead, Corrine Chelf Injured in Denison, TX, Accident
Denison, TX -- January 18, 2017, Vickie Pratt was killed, Corrine Chelf injured, as the result of an accident where their car crashed off-road.
The Denison Police Department released details concerning the fatal crash. It took place around 7:00 p.m. where US Highway 75 crosses Iron Ore Creek.
According to preliminary accident reports, 73-year-old Chelf was driving a car northbound on the highway with Pratt as a passenger. As they traveled, the vehicle somehow lost control, causing it to swerve off the roadway. The pickup careened down a steep embankment, crashing into Iron Ore Creek and coming to a halt.
Due to the severity of the crash, Pratt suffered fatal injuries, from which she died at a hospital. Chelf was taken to a hospital as well, though reports did not specify her injuries.
No further details have been reported at this time. Investigations are ongoing.
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