A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Lee, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. After a strong afternoon cold front, brisk north winds -- 20-25mph -- will continue to drop temperature to / just above a freeze tonight. A rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 6am and 10am Thursday. Little-to-no accumulation is expected -- however, caution is urged driving on bridges and overpasses.
AUSTIN (AP) - Family members say a woman accused of drunkenly driving her car into pedestrians leaving a rock concert hasn't gone to trial because she's battling pancreatic cancer.
Mary Dodgen is charged with intoxication manslaughter and four counts of aggravated assault stemming from the incident last July on the outskirts of Austin.
Jeff Wilson, a 32-year-old defense lawyer, suffered a fatal brain injury. Four people were injured.
Dodgen's lawyer and a prosecutor meet periodically with the case judge and agree to postpone case.
Family members say the 62-year-old remains free on bail as she undergoes intensive chemotherapy. Her lawyer says she's too weak to come to court.
Wilson's family members say they want Dodgen to be held accountable, regardless of her health.
Dodgen had worked in the Smith County clerk's office in Tyler before the crash.
Aggravated assault and intoxication manslaughter are second-degree felonies punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
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