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Car WreckBy Mark Fleming
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BAYTOWN — A husband and wife from Groveton were killed in a collision on Highway 146 near Ferry Road Saturday as they, along with other family members, were returning home from a Galveston trip.

Several members of the family were operating motorcycles in the northbound center lane, Baytown Sgt. John Butler said.

According to police reports, a Nissan Sentra driven by 19-year-old Keith Harrison of Crosby attempted to pass and struck the motorcycle driven by 24-year-old Bobby Thompson, Butler said. Christina Thompson, 23, was riding as a passenger on the motorcycle, he said.

Bobby Thompson died at the scene, according to police. Christina Thompson was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, where she and her unborn child of four months later died from injuries sustained in the crash, Butler said.

In the course of the collision, Thompson’s motorcycle struck a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle driven by 26-year-old Kolton Thompson, along with passenger Cheyenne Mitchamore, 19 of Hemphill. The two were reported to be hospitalized in stable condition.

Baytown Traffic Management Teams collision reconstructionist was call to the scene and this case is still under investigation. 


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