One Dead, One Injured in Milam County Accident

By: KBTX Staff
By: KBTX Staff

One person is dead and another is injured after a fatal accident Saturday morning in Milam County.

It happened on F.M. 487 almost a mile north of Rockdale.

Authorities say Craig Lee Parrish of Rosebud was northbound on F.M. 487 when he lost control of his car while going around a curve.

The car rolled over in a ditch, ejecting both Parrish and his passenger. Parrish, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, Richard Newman, 24, of Sweetwater, is at Scott and White Hospital in Temple with unknown injuries.

Neither man was wearing a seatbelt.

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