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One dead, another injured in early morning accident


One woman is dead and another man is injured after they were involved in an early Friday morning collision north of Holland. The accident happened just after 8 a.m. on Highway 95.

Authorities say a 2005 Kia Optima was driving southbound on Highway 95, while a 2006 Mazda 6 was traveling northbound on the same highway. The Kia attempted to pass another vehicle in the rain and collided head on with the Mazda.

The driver of the Mazda, 35-year-old Heather Renee Swanzy, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Kia, 33-year-old Todd Karichko, was injured and taken to Scott & White Hospital in Temple. His condition is unknown.

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