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Two killed in car accident near Brown County

By Betty Nguyen, bnguyen@ktxs.com
Published On: Mar 06 2014 07:49:42 PM CST
Updated On: Mar 07 2014 02:01:09 PM CST
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ZEPHYR, Texas -

A car accident outside of Brown County left two people dead on Wednesday.

According to KTXS News' partners at the Brownwood Bulletin, it happened around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. Hwy 84, one mile south of Brown County – between Zephyr and Mullin.

Authorities said Maria Martineau, 46, of Austin drove into oncoming traffic and died at the scene.

Matthew Harrison, 35, of Ballinger was taken to the Brownwood Regional Medical Center. He later died.

The Department of Public Safety is investigating the cause of the accident.