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A Burleson woman, 20, died Wednesday night after the SUV she was driving struck a pillar in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth police and firefighters responded at 10:24 p.m. to the 3400 block of West Freeway between the University and Montgomery street exit. The SUV was traveling westbound at the time.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Emily Kate Beckham. Three passengers in the vehicle were transported to area hospitals. 

Details of their conditions have not been released nor have details concerning the accident’s cause. Police said no other vehicles were involved in the accident.


Vehicle falls on man

Firefighters from Briar Oaks and Johnson County Emergency Services District No. 1 responded at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday to the 5200 block of Country Road 605. 

A man was working underneath a vehicle when it fell on him. A CareFlite helicopter flew the man to John Peter Smith Hospital. 

Details of the man’s identity and condition have not been released.


Cleburne police calls

Cleburne police responded to a theft call at 8:21 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of South Robinson Street. Someone stole a car charger valued at $300 from the premises. 

Police responded to a disturbance call at 11 p.m. Dec. 25 in the 300 block of West Wilhite Street. The suspect left before police arrived but was later located running in the street, according to reports. Police arrested the suspect, Nathaniel Deleon Hernandez, 24, of Cleburne, on a charge of public intoxication.

Police responded to a vandalism call at 12 p.m. Dec. 24 in the 100 block of Byron Stewart Parkway. Someone shattered the windows and flattened the tires of the victim’s vehicle.

Police responded at 8:04 a.m. the same day to the 1200 block of North Main Street where they discovered two skimmers on gas pumps at a convenience store. Police on Dec. 19 at 8:08 a.m. also responded to a convenience store in the 1400 block of West Henderson Street where they found skimmers in the pumps as well.

Police responded to a theft call at 10:26 a.m. Dec. 23 in the 1400 block of West Henderson Street. Someone stole the catalytic converter from the victim’s vehicle.

Police responded to a vehicle burglary call at 12:41 p.m. the same day in the 800 block of Granbury Street. Someone stole prescription medicine from the victim’s car.

Police responded to a stolen vehicle call at 8:47 a.m. the same day in the 1700 block of West Henderson Street. Reports do not list the make of the vehicle. 

The owner left the keys in the vehicle overnight and awoke to find it missing. Cleburne police remind residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables.

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