Sherman Doctor Dies in Accident

6-17-05 - A prominent Sherman physician was killed in a 2-vehicle accident on US 75 Friday morning. Dr. Sara Swamy was southbound in Van Alstyne when her SUV crossed the median and collided head-on with a semi-truck. She died at the scene, while the truck driver was taken to Wilson N. Jones Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Dr. Swamy is the wife of plastic surgeon Dr P.T. Swamy, who has offices in Sherman. Friends of the victim told First News she was a retired pediatrician.

The accident happened at 9:36 am. Investigating officers suspect she hydroplaned because of wet roads. The accident happened just 300 feet south of concrete barricades that could have prevented it.