Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Bryan Police Investigate Fatality Accident
On March 3, 2009, at 8:10 pm, the Bryan Police Department responded to a major accident at the 2200 block of North Earl Rudder Freeway. A Maroon 1998 Ford Expedition was traveling south on North Earl Rudder Freeway when it lost control traveling southeast across both the north bound lanes of North Earl Rudder Freeway. The vehicle then started to roll and came to rest in the median between the north bound lane of North Earl Rudder Freeway and the East Frontage Rd.
The deceased was identified as Jo Workmon Ephraim, B/F, and 61 years of age from Hearne, Texas. Through the investigation it was determined that the deceased was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. An autopsy was ordered and the accident is still being investigated by the Bryan Police Departmentís Traffic Safety Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division.
The Bryan Police Departmentís Traffic Safety Unit will be investigating the accident that occurred at the 2200 block of North Earl Rudder Freeway. On Thursday, 03/05/2009 between the hours of 9:00am and 1:00pm, there will be temporary lane closures in the north and south bound lanes of North Earl Rudder Freeway.
The closures will be south of the Woodville Overpass on North Earl Rudder Freeway. Officers will be working in the immediate area and assisting the traffic direction. Please obey all traffic signs and traffic directions. Motorist should expect delays in the area and use caution.
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