NEW: Paramedic killed in Hunt County crash involving ambulance

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident involving an ambulance that occurred this evening along Highway 69 in Hunt County.

Just before 7:00pm, multiple agencies and departments were dispatched to a major crash on Highway 69 just north of Greenville.

Authorities say an 18-wheeler was reversing across a lane of travel when the ambulance hit the semi truck. The driver of the ambulance was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other crew member was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

DPS says the ambulance was from the UT Health System that serves a majority of east Texas and surrounding areas.

Engaged couple killed in Fort Worth motorcycle crash

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this weekend in east Fort Worth.

At 12:43am, emergency responders were dispatched to the area of E. Lancaster Avenue near East Loop 820 after a motorcycle and a pickup truck collided.

The passenger on the motorcycle, identified as a 28-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator of the motorcycle was transported to JPS Hospital, but pronounced deceased earlier that morning just after 10am. He has been identified as a 33-year-old man. Friends say the couple was engaged to be married.

Authorities say a passenger inside the pickup truck was also transported to a local hospital with injuries sustained in the crash.

At this point, police have not said who was at fault. The investigation is still ongoing.

Man struck, killed by vehicle while attempting to walk across 287 in Mansfield

The Mansfield Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred earlier this morning along southbound Highway 287 near Lone Star Road.

At around 4:30am, a driver traveling southbound on 287 called 9-1-1 to report he had hit something in the roadway. It was too dark outside to see, but he believed it was a deer.

First arriving units found a man laying in the center median of the roadway with serious injuries. Paramedics pronounced him deceased on the scene.

Investigators believe the man was attempting to walk across the highway when he was fatally struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian has been identified as a 42-year-old man from Kennedale.

The driver remained at the scene after the collision. He is cooperating with investigators. No charges have been filed at this time.

Driver dies after fiery crash in front of Arlington fire station

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in the 2000 block of West Green Oaks Blvd near Ron McAndrew Drive.

Just after 1:30pm, Arlington PD, FD, and EMS were called to a single vehicle crash on West Green Oaks Blvd in front of Arlington Fire Station #14.

Investigators say the driver of a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when he drove up onto the center median and hit a tree. The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to burst into flames.

First responders pulled the man out of the burning car. He was transported to Medical City Arlington, but died of his injuries shortly after arriving at the facility.

The driver has been identified as a 39-year-old man from Fort Worth.

The accident remains under investigation.

Person struck, killed by TRE train near Bell Helicopter

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a pedestrian and a TRE train that occurred earlier this morning.

At around 4:15am, multiple emergency responders were called to the 3200 block of Bell Flight Blvd near the TRE Bell Station after an individual was struck by a train. Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

TRE passengers may have experienced a delay in the area due to this incident. According to an 8am update from DART Media, the incident has been cleared and service has resumed normal operations.

No other information has been released.

Two young males shot and killed at Haltom City park

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating a double homicide that occurred this afternoon in broad daylight at North Park, 5220 Denton Highway.

At around 3:30pm, Haltom City police officers were dispatched to a shooting at North Park near the basketball court. When officers arrived, they found two males with gunshot wounds. Paramedics from MedStar responded to the scene, but both were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators are still working to identify suspects and determine what led to this incident.

Authorities say both victims are between the ages of 15 – 22, but would not comment specific age.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective St. John at 817-222-7032.

Banner photo courtesy of Michael Beard.

UPDATE

The victims from yesterday’s shooting have been identified as a 16-year-old male and 17-year-old male. Both juveniles were from North Richland Hills.

One of the victims was a student at Birdville High School.

“The Birdville ISD family sends their thoughts and prayers to the families of those impacted by the shooting at North Park in Haltom City on Monday afternoon. Though the off-campus shooting was not school related, a Birdville High student was killed. Additional details will be released by local law enforcement authorities when they are available,” said a Birdville ISD official in a statement.

The other juvenile attended Winfree Academy.

Haltom City police are still investigating the motive behind this crime. They do not believe there is any active and ongoing threat to the general public.

Man found shot dead at north Fort Worth home

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting at a home in far north Fort Worth.

At 12:15pm, FWPD officers were called to a home in the 8500 block of Ranch Hand Trail after someone called 9-1-1 to report a man had been shot and was laying on the ground.

Officers and paramedics responded, but the man was pronounced deceased on the scene.

“All parties involved in this investigation are cooperating with the investigation,” Fort Worth police say.

The incident remains under investigation.

McKinney man arrested for murder after telling police he accidentally shot wife

The McKinney Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred Sunday afternoon at a home in the Avalon neighborhood of south McKinney.

At around 1:00pm, McKinney police dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a man who stated he had accidentally shot his common-law wife while clearing out his gun, according to police.

Paramedics responded to the scene, but the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators with the McKinney Police Department investigated the circumstances told to them by the woman’s husband. Based on the evidence at hand, officers arrested the man and charged him with murder.

The incident remains under investigation.

Driver dies from injuries sustained in crash in Cleburne neighborhood

The Cleburne Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Sunday in the 1100 block of North Wilhite Street.

At around 12:20am in the morning, Cleburne police say the driver of a vehicle hit two parked and unoccupied cars along North Wilhite Street near Gresham Avenue.

Paramedics called for an air ambulance to airlift the injured male driver to a local hospital. He was transported to Texas Health Fort Worth, but shortly pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 24-year-old male who lived a few blocks from the accident scene.

A 20-year-old Cleburne riding in the car was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

NEW: Intoxicated driver flown to hospital following head-on crash in Johnson County

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a serious crash that occurred last Friday night, November 12th.

At around 8:21pm, several fire departments from Johnson County, AMR, and multiple law enforcement all responded to a multi-vehicle crash with entrapment on E. FM 917 near County Road 616 in the Lillian area.

First arriving responders located two vehicles involved with major damage. A preliminary investigation of the scene reveals the driver of an eastbound pickup truck clipped the back left of a semi truck traveling westbound, causing the pickup truck to then collide head-on with an SUV behind the semi truck.

The driver of the pickup truck was extricated by firefighters and transported by CareFlite air ambulance to JPS with serious injuries. Authorities took a blood draw from the driver at the hospital and they are awaiting results. Police have charged the 49-year-old man with Driving While Intoxicated – 2nd Offense.

The driver and passenger of the SUV were transported to Mansfield Methodist hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

(Photo: Rendon Fire Department on Instagram)

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