Former Hood County resident dies in crash

Aaron Ray Richeson, 31, a former Hood County resident now living in the Austin area, was pronounced dead by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Martin Castillo at the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred at about 6:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 377 at the intersection with Red Rock Road, just west of Cresson, according to a DPS trooper at the scene. Richeson was driving a Chevrolet pickup that struck the back bumper of a water-hauling 18-wheeler that was making a right turn onto Red Rock Road. Both vehicles were eastbound.