WFPD: One child dead, 6 ejected in Henry S. Grace Freeway wreck

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — UPDATE: 4:18 p.m.: Officials are investigating a fatal wreck near Kickapoo Airport on Henry S. Grace Freeway Friday afternoon where one child died and six people were ejected from the car.

Police officers responded to the incident about 1:30 p.m., and officers said two women and five children ages 1- to 7 -years-old were inside the car.

Authorities said they believe the vehicle veered off the freeway, rolled several times, and ended up in a ditch.

One child was pronounced dead at the scene. The six other victims are being treated at the hospital for various injuries.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time.

Stay with Texoma’s Homepage for more information as this story develops.


UPDATE: 2:46 p.m.: Wichita Falls Police Sgt. Harold McClure said one person has died and multiple people were ejected from a vehicle wreck Friday afternoon on Henry S. Grace Freeway.

McClure said seven people were in the car and six people were ejected from the vehicle. Ages of the victims range from 1-year-old to adult.

Officials responded to the call about 1 p.m. Friday.


The Wichita Falls Police Department and the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office are on the scene of a serious car accident Friday afternoon in Wichita Falls.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. at Henry S. Grace Freeway and Southwest Parkway. There are close to 20 units at the scene.

No word on injuries or how many vehicles are involved at this time. Law enforcement has blocked off the scene.

Lanes are being blocked off in this area so traffic may be diverted.

Continue to stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.

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