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Colorado State Senator involved in fatal car accident in Channing

Channing, Texas - A mother has died and her baby is in critical condition after he was surgically removed following a head-on collision near Channing on Sunday.

30-year-old Brianna Michelle Gomez was flown by life star to Northwest Texas Hospital .

Her son was taken by caesarian before she was pronounced dead early Monday morning. All of the other occupants of Gomez' vehicle have been treated for injuries and released.

The driver of the other vehicle, 65 year old Suzanne Williams is a State Senator from Colorado.

The accident was believed to happen when her car crossed the center line and caused the crash on U.S. 385, five miles south of Channing.

Todd Edward Williams, the State Senators son remains in serious condition at Northwest Texas Hospital. Sen. Williams' seven-year-old grandson is listed in satisfactory condition, her three-year-old grandson has been treated and released.

Sen. Williams is currently the Senate Vice Chair of the Transportation Legislative Regulatory Commission in Colorado.

She has sponsored and advocated for legislation on stronger seat belt laws and stricter consequences for not properly restraining children while in a vehicle.

The investigation into the accident is still under investigation.

There has been no response on possible charges being filed in the accident.  

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