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Tomatha Annette Phillips, 40, dies, Sabrina Poehler, 17, injured in two-vehicle crash on state highway 304 in Bastrop County, Texas
At least one person is dead after a crash in Bastrop County Tuesday night.
According to Bastrop Co. authorities, the wreck happened on SH 304 at Farris Lane.
Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash in southern Bastrop County Tuesday night as 40-year-old Tomatha Annette Phillips of Smithville.
Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Robbie Barrera said Phillips was driving south in a Kia Spectra on Texas 304 and was struck by a Dodge pickup truck when she attempted to make a left hand turn onto Farris Lane, about five miles north of Rosanky.
The driver of the pickup truck, Geraldo Izquierdo, 26, of Rosanky, was also traveling south on Texas 304. Izquierdo struck Phillips and her 17-year-old passenger Sabrina Poehler of Smithville when he attempted to pass three vehicles on the two-lane highway, Barrera said.