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Temple police ID driver killed in wrong-way crash that injured 4

Posted at 5:14 PM, Jun 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 00:10:11-04

UPDATE

Temple police have identified the driver killed late Friday in a wrong-way crash that injured a mother and her three sons.

Killed was 71-year-old Darrel Scott of Temple.

"The family that was taken to the hospital received non-life threatening injuries," Temple police said in a Twitter message Monday.

The accident occurred on northbound I-35 near exit 297 just about 9 p.m. Friday.

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TEMPLE, Texas – Temple police are investigating a wrong-way crash that left one dead and injured a mother and her three sons late Friday, police said.

The accident occurred on northbound I-35 near exit 297 just about 9 p.m. Friday.

The four who were injured were taken to Baylor Scott & White Children’s Hospital with “unknown injuries,” a news release said.

An autopsy has been ordered for the driver who was killed, according to police.

The accident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Temple police at (254) 298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477. Callers remain anonymous.