James Roberts Killed in Head-On Crash on US 79 in Milam County

James Roberts Killed in Head-On Crash on US 79 in Milam County

James Roberts Killed in Milam County Two-Vehicle Crash on US 79

Milam County, Texas (May 13, 2022) – A man was killed Wednesday night in a head-on collision in Milam County, according to the authorities.

The fatal crash happened around 9:00 p.m., on May 11, on US 79.

Authorities said James Larry Roberts, 51, of Austin, was driving a 2015 Honda Pilot SUV westbound on the highway when he drifted into the eastbound lane, for unknown reasons, and crashed head-on into an eastbound 2007 Freightliner driven by a 44-year-old man from Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other details were provided.

The DPS is investigating the crash.

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