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Temple Police Investigating Fatal Overnight Crash

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Photo of Kimberlyn Longbotham courtesy of Kimberlyn's family Photo of Kimberlyn Longbotham courtesy of Kimberlyn's family
(KCEN) -- Temple Police are investigating the cause of a multiple vehicle crash that occurred on Friday on the 8500 block of Airport Rd. around 10 p.m.

A Chevrolet pickup truck traveling westbound crossed into the eastbound lanes, striking a Volkswagen and a Toyota SUV.

The driver of the Volkswagen was 18-year-old Temple resident Kimberlyn Longbotham. She was transported to Scott and White with life threatening injuries. Longbotham later died at the hospital.

The Toyota was carrying two adults and three children. All were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck also sustained life threatening injuries after he was ejected from his vehicle. He was also transported to Scott and White.

The Temple Police Department Traffic Accident Reconstruction Unit continue to conduct an investigation into the cause of the crash.



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