Jason Hamilton, Shelley McKay Killed in Waller Co., TX, Accident
Waller County, TX -- January 27, 2017, Jason Hamilton and Shelley McKay were both killed as the result of a head-on car accident that occurred in southern Waller County.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident occurred just before 10:00 a.m. along I-10, several miles west of Houston.
Preliminary investigations indicate that Hamilton, a Houston Fire Department veteran, was traveling eastbound on the interstate in a Toyota Tundra. For reasons that aren't clear, the vehicle lost control and swerved into westbound traffic lanes, crossing paths with an oncoming Toyota 4Runner.
The two vehicles crashed head-on with each other. As a result, 61-year-old McKay, the driver of the 4Runner, died at the scene. Hamilton also suffered fatal injuries and died in the accident. A passenger from McKay's vehicle suffered critical injuries and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital for treatment.
Factors contributing to the accident have yet to be determined. Authorities have withheld additional details pending their investigations.
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