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HOOD COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM ) – William Crum, 68, was arrested late Monday afternoon and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a crash on Tin Top Highway, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.
The crash happened Saturday on the two-lane road about 5 miles north of Granbury. It involved Crum’s car that swerved across the center line and struck a motorcycle, injuring the driver and passenger as they fell to the pavement. Christian said that each charge against Crum, if convicted, carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.
Eric Sanders, the driver of the motorcycle, contends that Crum swerved intentionally. Sanders suffered abrasions, and his girlfriend, Debra Simpson, was taken to Harris Methodist Hospital with a broken wrist and deep arm lacerations. She was moved from ICU today to a regular room and is listed in stable condition.
Christian said Crum would remain in custody pending a bond hearing Tuesday. He didn’t know whether Crum has an attorney who could comment on his behalf.
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