Fatality In Newton County

One person was killed and another serious injured in a fiery crash in Newton County over the

weekend. The DPS reports a pickup was traveling northbound on Highway 87 early Saturday

morning when the driver crossed into the southbound lane striking an oncoming car head-on.

The car burst into flames killing the driver. The driver of the pickup, 24-year old Brycton

Hughley, of Newton, was airlifted to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in serious condition.

The DPS is investigation the fatality.

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