Investigation continues into wreck that killed Hallettsville woman

Aug. 15, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.

Police continue to investigate a Wednesday afternoon wreck that left one Hallettsville woman dead.

The Hallettsville Police Department responded to a one-vehicle wreck at 161 Lay Street about 4:30 p.m., according to a department news release.

Upon arrival, authorities found Bernice Ehler Sevcik, 79, unresponsive inside her gray 2006 Nissan Frontier, which sat in a yard at the address.

Medical personnel transported Sevcik to the Lavaca Medical Center, where Justice of the Peace Michael Andes pronounced her dead at 5:05 p.m.

An autopsy was ordered.

Pat's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene.



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