FORT HOOD, Texas (KXAN) - A Fort Hood solider is dead after an accident in New Mexico.
Officials at Fort Hood say Spc. Marcus Orin Williams, 27, died from injuries after a single-vehicle accident in Albuquerque, N.M., on Dec. 19 around 2 a.m.
Williams is from Winslow, Ariz. He entered active-duty service in April 2006 as an motor transport operator.
Williams has been stationed at Fort Hood since October 2006 and was assigned to the Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, since June 2012.
Williams deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from November 2007 to January 2009 and from August 2010 to August 2011.
Williams' awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.