FROM STAFF REPORTS
BURNET — Texas Department of Public Safety officials have identified the couple who died after a three-vehicle collision on U.S. 281 on June 17 as 70-year-old Joseph Wicker and his wife, Bonnie, 69, of Burnet.
The accident happened between Burnet and Marble Falls about 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Park Road 4.
According to a DPS report, the Joseph Wicker was driving a 2010 Chevrolet pick-up and pulled into traffic on U.S. 281 off Park Road 4 when the collision occured.
While on U.S. 281, the Chevy pick-up collided with a southbound 2004 Dodge pick-up, which then struck a 2003 Volkswagen passenger car traveling north.
The Wickers were pronounced dead at the scene at 9:45 a.m. by Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Lisa Whitehead.
Crews transported two occupants in the Dodge pickup, Ernestina Vasquez, 63, and Alejandro Garcia, 34, to Seton – Williamson County where they have since been treated and released.
The occupant of the VW, 59-year-old Frank Fortman of Spring Branch, was not injured, the report stated.