Fatal rollover crash near Lincoln

Fatal rollover crash near Lincoln

Fatal rollover crash near Lincoln

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by KVUE News

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Posted on August 17, 2013 at 1:14 PM

Updated Saturday, Aug 17 at 1:14 PM

LINCOLN -- A man was killed and a woman was injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Lincoln, north of Giddings.

The Department of Public Safety reports the crash occured at 4:30 PM, while a Trail Blazer and Ford Taurus were traveling southbound on US Highway 77 just south of County Road 327.

The Trail Blazer hit the Taurus when the vehicle tried to change lanes, sending both cars off the road, rolling several times.

DPS officials say that the male driver of the Trail Blazer, 33-year-old Michael Craig Mitschke, was killed in the rollover crash, and the female driver of the Ford Taurus, 62-year-old Willie Jean Benson survived with injuries.

The extent of Benson's injuries is unknown.

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