Deadly Wreck Shuts Down Highway

3-21-05 – A deadly accident caused major traffic disruptions in Grayson County Monday morning. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two car accident on Highway 82, just outside of Bells.

The accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. in rainy conditions. Officers say 21 year old Ashley Sanders of Savoy was killed when her Gray Mazda Sedan spun sideways into the east bound lane and into the path of another vehicle, driven by 31 year old Brandon Anderson of Ector.

He was rushed to Wilson N. Jones and his condition is unknown.

Troopers say speed may have caused the wreck.

The highway was shut down at Craft Road for about an hour Monday as troopers worked to clear the scene.

Traffic was diverted off the highway in both directions.