More Details Emerge in Fatal Wreck That Killed Four

Four children from Giddings died in a wreck on US 77 near the Fayette-Lee county line Wednesday afternoon, June 6.

According to a report from the Texas Department of Public, the accident happened around 3:40 p.m. on a four-lane stretch of the highway about a mile north of the county line.

A 2014 Peterbilt truck driven by 53-year-old Allen Gholson of College Station was pulling a tanker trailer and heading south on US 77 in the inside lane. The report said the Gholson lost control of the rig. At that time, a 2006 Nissan driven by 26-yearold Chelsea Olsen of Giddings was heading north on US 77.



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