North Carolina woman killed in head-on collision in Milam County

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Published: Mar. 22, 2023 at 6:45 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2023 at 6:48 AM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - A 22-year-old North Carolina woman was killed in a crash in Milam County Tuesday morning.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to the head-on collision at 6:30 a.m. on Mar. 21 on FM 485, east of Yarrelton.

A 2016 Chevrolet 2500 pickup towing a trailer was traveling westbound on FM 485 while a 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage passenger car was traveling eastbound on FM 485.

According to troopers, the driver of the Chevrolet attempted to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone on a hillcrest when it collided head-on with the Mitsubishi.

The passenger in the Mitsubshi, Mallory Regina Shaw, 22, of Hampstead, NC, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Greg Hoelscher.

DPS troopers say the deadly collision remains under investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.