CLEBURNE, TX — A two-vehicle accident on U.S. 67 resulted in the death of a retired teacher, and left four teens hospitalized.
According to the preliminary DPS report, at about 8:00 a.m. on Monday, 63-year-old Rhonda Cagle was driving her red Kia Rio northeast on U.S. 67, when her vehicle was struck by a silver Kia headed the opposite direction at the County Road 1119 split.
The report states that 17-year-old Hunter White was driving the silver Kia with three passengers, and reportedly did not see Cagle’s vehicle as he attempted to turn across the oncoming lane of traffic onto County Road 1119. The two vehicles collided head-on.
Rhonda Cagle was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. The four teens in the Silver Kia were also transported by air ambulance (CareFlite) to John Peter Smith Hospital. 18-year-old passenger Brandon Bell was listed in serious condition, and a 15-year-old male passenger and 16-year-old female passenger were listed in critical to serious condition.