Mother and child killed in Hopkins Co. Crash

HOPKINS COUNTY (KYTX) -- It was a deadly day on East Texas roads.  DPS tells CBS19 a mother and child are dead after a crash in Hopkins County Thursday afternoon. It happened on Highway 19 just north Sulphur Springs around 1 p.m.

We're told 28-year-old Gwendolyn May of Arkansas was passing in a no-passing zone when she ran into a truck coming from the opposite direction.  She and her young daughter Azaria both died in the crash. Another child in the car, 3-year-old Damaria and the man in the truck were hospitalized.

Richard Mitchell who was in the truck was taken to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital and Damaria was taken Children's Medical Center in Dallas.


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