FLASH STAFF REPORT
ERATH COUNTY (October 14, 2017) – A local family is mourning to loss of two members today as, according to a report from Texas Highway Patrol, a two-vehicle accident killed both passengers in a crash overnight.
On Saturday, October 14, at approximately 12:08 a.m., first responder units were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of FM 8 and FM 219, west of Lingleville.
According to the report, a 2001 Chevrolet pickup, driven by Hunter Melton, 17 of Stephenville, was traveling southbound on FM 219 and failed to yield right of way at a stop sign and struck a 2004 Chevrolet Tracker, traveling west on FM 8 on the right passenger side. The tracker was driven by Mayghan Warner, 17 of Dublin. Two passengers in Warner’s vehicle died at the scene,
Two passengers in Warner’s vehicle died at the scene, her brother, 16-year-old Zachariah Warner and her father, 39-year-old Robert Warner, both of Dublin.
Mayghen Warner was transported Methodist Hospital in Stephenville and later released. Neither Melton or his passenger, 16-year-old Adrian Maza, of Stephenville, were injured.
The crash is under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol. Charges are pending.