Bonham Nurse Killed by Drunk Driver

7-2-06 Police are calling it the most violence wreck they've seen here in years.

The crash happened at the intersection of Highways 121 and 56 around 9:30 Sunday night.

A pickup carrying Larry Lightfoot and his wife was stopped at a traffic light.

Police say another pickup rear-ended their vehicle at about 55 to 60 miles an hour, sending it across the highway and into a ravine.

57-year-old Gloria Ann Lightfoot was killed. Her husband was taken to a local hospital, and then flown to Dallas for treatment.

31-year-old Ricky Lee Hall of Bonham was hospitalized then arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter, assault and DWI charges.

The Lightfoots were on their way home from Georgia. They were visiting their son who was scheduled to leave for Iraq as a private contractor.