Sarah Brown, Jacob Gray, and Benjamin Sapp Die in Runnels County Crash on Highway 67
RUNNELS COUNTY, TX (October 11, 2022) – Police confirmed the death of three people in a car accident on Highway 67 on October 6.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened 9.69 miles east of Ballinger.
Based on a report, 24-year-old Benjamin Nathaniel Sapp of Crowley was traveling east in a 2023 Kia Forte on the highway prior to the crash. As he tried to pass another vehicle on a curve in the roadway, his vehicle struck a 2022 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.
As a result, Sapp and one of his passengers, 25-year-old Jacob Alexander Gray of Lewisville, died at the scene. A passenger in the truck, 48-year-old Sarah Evelyn Brown of Brownwood, also died at the scene.
The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old H.O. Akin III of Comanche, and Sapp’s other passenger, 22-year-old Lindsey Gale Perry-Gray, were taken to Shannon Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
As of now, the crash remains under investigation. In addition, no other details are available.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Benjamin Sapp, Jacob Gray, and Sarah Brown.
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