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Sugar Land woman killed in US 90 accident in Dayton

David TaylorDecember 15, 2018

A fatal accident that shut down traffic both ways on U.S. 90 on Monday night in Dayton may have been the result of a distracted driver, according to Dayton Police Sgt. Eric Ibarra.

At approximately 5 p.m., Dayton police responded to the call for a major accident in the 7900 block of US 90 near FM 1413 and Whispering Meadows Baptist Church.

A silver 1998 Ford Mustang, driven by Joann Lucille Basco, 54, of Baytown, was travelling eastbound in the right-hand lane when she was rear-ended by Corliss D. Viator, 61, of Liberty.

The impact of the accident took the life of front seat passenger Cynthia Elizabeth Phillips, 52, of Sugar Land and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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