• May 17, 2017

Robert Pratt Killed, Anthony Taylor Charged in Guadalupe Co., TX, Accident

Guadalupe County, TX -- May 12, 2017, Robert Pratt was killed and Anthony Taylor was charged as the result of an accident following a police chase.

Investigators from the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Department reported that the fatal accident occurred at around 12:15 p.m. near the intersection of FM 78 and Roy Richard Drive.

Authorities reported that 19-year-old Taylor was driving a vehicle when police attempted to pull him over in connection with a report they'd received earlier. Taylor reportedly fled pursuing officers.

As the chase ensued, Taylor reportedly blew through an intersection, resulting in a collision with an oncoming 18-wheeler and several other vehicles. In that crash, Taylor and at least two other motorists were injured and taken to hospitals. 18-year-old Pratt, a passenger in Taylor's vehicle, was fatally injured and later died at a hospital.

Due to the incident, police have charged Taylor with Murder. It's unclear if any other charges are being considered at this time.

No further information is available.

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