Fatal Accident Near Sanderson Farms in Bryan

By: KBTX Staff & Brazos County Sheriff's Office Email
By: KBTX Staff & Brazos County Sheriff's Office Email

We have been sent new information from the Brazos County Sheriff's Office: Mildred Reed was 42 and the 14 year old was her nephew. As always, we will update you as soon as we get more information.

UPDATE: From The Brazos County Sheriff's Office:
Vehicle left the roadway from the lane of inbound traffic and struck a cement base for a light pole. No other vehicles were involved. Cause of accident still yet to be determined. Autopsy to be conducted on the driver Fred Reed tomorrow. Investigation continues.

Driver Deceased: Fred Reed 74 YOA, Bryan resident
Seatbelt worn - Yes
Dead on Arrival at St Joseph' Hospital in Bryan, TX

Right front Passenger: Mildred Reed (Fred Reed's daughter & Sanderson Farms employee), 32 YOA, Bryan resident
Seatbelt worn - Yes
Pronounced dead at scene

Rear Seat Passenger: <14 YOA Juvenile> (son of Mildred Reed)
Injured & hospitalized
Seatbelt Worn - No


Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk says the driver and front seat passenger died in the crash. An autopsy has been ordered on the vehicle's driver.

The passenger riding in the back seat survived the crash.


News 3 has now confirmed that two people have been killed after the accident. We will bring you more updates as they become available to us.


News 3 has confirmed that one person has been killed after a single vehicle accident at Sanderson Farms.
According to officials, the accident happened between 7:30 and 7:45 Wednesday morning.
A person was killed when their vehicle crashed into a pole.
Two other passengers were taken to a local hospital.
Their injures are unknown at this time.


A single vehicle accident at Sanderson Farms, near the Brazos County Industrial Park in Bryan, trapped an unknown number of people Wednesday morning.

Around 7:30 Wednesday morning, Bryan Fire and EMS crews responded to the scene. Three separate EMS crews were dispatched to the scene, according to scanner reports.

Authorities closed down Shiloh Avenue.

News Three has a crew on the scene. As soon as we get more details, we will update this story.

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