Austin Couple Killed in Waller County Wreck

By: Meredith Stancik Email
By: Meredith Stancik Email

A two vehicle accident turned deadly Sunday afternoon in Waller County. Officials say an Austin man and his wife were killed when their car was struck by a pick-up truck.

The Conroe Department of Public Safety says Michael Wayne Adams, 30, of Hempstead failed to yield the right of way and slammed into the couple's car at the intersection of FM 1736 and Highway 6.

Jerald Franks, 45, and Julia Franks, 41, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Adams was taken to Trinity Medical Center in Brenham for treatment.
He was listed in good condition Monday afternoon.

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