Woman killed in Dewitt County crash identified

Keldy  Ortiz

Oct. 20, 2012 at 5:20 a.m.
Updated Oct. 21, 2012 at 5:21 a.m.

A woman killed in a motorcycle accident Friday morning along U.S. Highway 183 near Whitley Road in Dewitt County was identified Saturday as Martha Walters, 49, of Austin.

Walters was driving a 2010 Harley-Davidson when the accident occurred. She died at the crash, which was reported at 9:50 a.m. Three motorcycles and a car also were involved.

Chris Melde, 53, of Austin, was driving a 2007 Harley-Davidson along with David Murrillo, 52, of Austin, who drove a 2010 Harley-Davidson, Mark Walters, 56, of Austin, who drove a 2011 Harley-Davidson. Kristen Becker, 29, of Austin, was driving a 2007 Honda Civic. Connie Murrillo, 49, of Austin, was also involved in the crash, but not driving a vehicle. It was not clear who she was traveling with.

Melde was taken to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, while Walters was taken to Yoakum Community Hospital. Becker was taken to Cuero Community Hospital, and David and Connie Murrillo were taken to Citizens Medical Center.

Details about the victims' injuries were not available Saturday.



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