Deadly Wreck Near Navasota; Distracted Driving Suspected as Cause

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

One person is dead following an accident Tuesday morning in Grimes County.

It happened just east of Navasota on Hwy 105 near County Road 446 before 9:00 a.m.

According to DPS on the scene, an 18-wheeler was stopped preparing to make a turn when a car slammed into the back of it. The driver of the car, Scott Randell Sarber of Katy, died at the scene.

A trooper tells News 3 they believe Sarber, 56, was using his smart phone and laptop while driving.

The driver of the 18-wheeler did not suffer serious injuries.

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