A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Madision, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, & Washington Counties until 8am Saturday morning. Severe thunderstorm potential has passed the Brazos Valley for the night. A few storms with heavy rain, thunder, lightning will continue to be possible through 3am.
A Caldwell man was killed Wednesday night in an accident on Highway 79.
The accident happened around 8:30pm just north of Hearne.
According to the Department of Public Safety, the driver of a Chevrolet Blazer was driving north on Highway 79, when she veered into oncoming traffic and struck a Hyundai.
Donnie Burks, 32, from Caldwell was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the Blazer is in stable condition at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. The other driver was treated and released from the hospital.
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