Near Frederickburg, Texas May 4, 2018 --A fatal accident took the lives of two Austin women around 12:20 p.m. Friday, May 4. Ramiro Sanchez, 54, of Tomball, was driving eastbound in the 17000 block of U.S. 290 East, between Stonewall and Hye, in a 2017 Kenworth truck tractor semi-trailer with a flatbed. For reasons not yet known, Sanchez lost control and both the truck and connected trailer veered into the westbound lanes, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The truck portion of the rig struck a 2015 Honda Civic traveling west, driven by Jack McGuff, 27, of Pearland.
The Honda was forced off the road and came to a stop in the grass. Jordan Ruth Hensley, 26, of Austin, and her passenger, Erin Nicolle Alexander, 22, also of Austin, were traveling west in a 2012 Subaru Outback at the time of the collision.
Hensley was unable to avoid striking the trailer portion of the truck tractor. Hensley and Alexander were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to DPS.
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