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No one was injured May 29 after a vehicle collided with a Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department brush truck (pictured here) as it headed down a neighborhood street on the way to a medical call. File photo

Car collides with Marble Falls Area VFD truck on medical call; ‘everyone was fine,’ says chief

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — No injuries were reported after a car crashed into a Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department brush truck May 29 that was traveling though a neighborhood behind emergency crews on their way to a non-emergency medical call, officials said. (more…)

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Crews transport two women to ER after crash on RR 1431

Crews transport two women to ER after crash on RR 1431

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Two women in their 70s were sent to an emergency room April 17 with non-life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle crash at the entryway of a roadside park on RR 1431 West, officials said. (more…)

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Bertram man dies in one-vehicle wreck on Texas 29

Bertram man dies in one-vehicle wreck on Texas 29

FROM STAFF REPORTS GEORGETOWN — A Bertram man died Jan. 12 after the truck he was driving struck a tree just after midnight in Williamson County, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Texas 29 in Bertram reopens following fuel tanker rollover

UPDATE: Officials have reopened Texas 29 just east of Bertram after an early morning fuel tanker rolled over Jan. 5, forcing law enforcement to close it for several hours.   FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — Emergency crews have closed down Texas 29 just east of Bertram due to a fuel tanker truck rollover, according to the […]

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73-year-old Horseshoe Bay man killed in accident on U.S. 281

MARBLE FALLS — A 73-year-old Horseshoe Bay resident died Aug. 6 after a three-vehicle accident about 10:40 p.m. Marble Falls Police Capt. Glenn Hanson said Donald Fraser was killed when a third vehicle struck his car and a second vehicle, sending one of them into the man. (more…)

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U.S. 281 crash sends 85-year-old Marble Falls man to ER

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An elderly man is recovering from injuries after a collision July 29 on U.S. 281 adjacent to the La Ventana subdivision on the south end of the city, according to the Marble Falls Police Department. The wreck happened at 8:17 p.m. on the highway at the La Ventana Drive […]

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Toddler killed, 10-year-old hurt in Hoover’s Valley rollover

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER’S VALLEY — A 2-year-old boy has died and a 10-year-old child is in serious condition after a pickup truck rollover on a rural road in Burnet County, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. The rollover was reported at 2:43 p.m. July 26 on CR 116 in Hoover’s Valley. […]

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Crash near roadside fire on 281 sends Spicewood firefighter to ER

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Motorists slowing to look at a roadside grass fire caused a chain reaction collision on U.S. 281 on May 26, sending two people —  including a volunteer firefighter — to the emergency room, according to the police report. (more…)

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Two-car collision on U.S. 281 at Max Starcke Dam Road injures 6

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A driver told investigators he swerved to miss what he thought was a box in the roadway resulting in a two-car collision that sent six people to Austin-area hospitals Dec. 6, according to a Marble Falls police report. The collision happened just after 7 p.m. that Saturday south of […]

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Chain-reaction collision sends truck over FM 2147 embankment

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A four-car collision on FM 2147 West temporarily stalled traffic and caused a company vehicle to roll over into an embankment adjacent to the Channel Oaks subdivision, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. (more…)

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Marble Falls police believe alcohol involved in early morning fatal accident on U.S. 281

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls police believe alcohol might have been a factor in an early morning accident that left a 47-year-old Granite Shoals woman dead. Marble Falls police as well as Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls Area EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident about 2:20 a.m. Sept. 21 in […]

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Marble Falls Fire Rescue and police crews clean up and investigate a collision Sept. 20 on Texas 71 just off the U.S. 281 exit. A coach bus collided a Toyota sport-utility vehicle attempting to make a U-turn. The passengers of the SUV were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Staff photo by Jared Fields

SUV making U-turn hit by bus on 71; minor injuries reported

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Two passengers in a Toyota sport-utility vehicle escaped a crash with a coach bus Sept. 20 with only minor injuries. According to Marble Falls Police Officer David Amidon, the driver of the SUV attempted to make a U-turn on eastbound Texas 71 when the bus came came over […]

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Two-car accident in Burnet claims 86-year-old woman’s life; three others still hospitalized

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — An 86-year-old woman died Sept. 2 as a result of injuries she sustained during a two-vehicle accident on Aug. 29. Burnet Police Chief Paul Nelson said Bobbye Streightoff passed away about 2:40 p.m. (more…)

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Rig rolls over near Marble Falls, spills chemicals, stalls traffic

FROM STAFF REPORTS  MARBLE FALLS — A platform drilling rig failed to stop at the T-intersection of RR 1174 and RR 1431 on July 3, causing it to roll over into a ditch, spill part of its drilling chemicals and stall traffic for several hours just outside the city, officials said. (more…)

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Kempner man charged in wreck that injures man and two girls

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Kempner man who allegedly fled from the scene of an accident that injured three people — including two youth — faces felony charges for failing to stop and render aid. (more…)

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