Brittany Knighton Killed in Car Crash on US 79 in Milam County

Brittany Knighton Killed in Car Crash on US 79 in Milam County

Brittany Knighton Killed in Milam County Two-Vehicle Crash on US 79

Milam County, Texas (October 2, 2022) – A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Milam County, according to troopers.

The fatal crash happened on September 30, on US 79 between Milano and Gause.

Troopers said Brittany Knighton, 28, from Tyler, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt westbound on the highway when she swerved into the eastbound lane and directly into the path of a 2000 Toyota Corolla, resulting in a collision.

Knighton was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Corolla driver, a 78-year-old man from San Antonio, was taken to Baylor Scott and White in Temple in serious condition.

The troopers are investigating the crash.

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