A woman from Seguin was killed Sunday, June 21, at about 7:05 a.m. when a Toyota Tacoma she was driving southbound on Highway 16 near Pipe Creek was struck head on by a northbound motorist in a Chevrolet Silverado who had veered into the southbound lane, investigators said.
Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety said Michelle Renee Hines, 48, of Seguin, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident almost three miles north of Pipe Creek. Bryce Taylor Kennedy, 19,
Bryce Taylor Kennedy, 19, of Georgetown, was driving the Silverado northbound on Highway 16 when for an unknown reason he moved into the southbound lane and struck Hines’ vehicle, investigators said.
Kennedy was treated at the scene of the accident for minor injuries. Two other people were in the truck with him, and one of those people, a woman, was transported to Methodist ER in Boerne for treatment, a spokesman for the Bandera County Sheriff’s Department said.
The DPS said in the accident report that all the factors contributing to the incident were unknown and the investigation was continuing.
Investigators urged all motorists to abide by traffic laws, not to drive while fatigued, to minimize distractions while driving and to control their speed.