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A good coverage of rain can be expected tonight into Friday as a rather strong upper level disturbance moves in from the west. Some of the rains Friday will be locally heavy with the potential for 1-2 inches of rain in some spots. Drier and cooler air will take over Friday night into Sunday.
Mother from Orange killed in motorcycle accident, daughter injured
ORANGE COUNTY - A mother from Orange was killed in a one-vehicle motorcycle accident, and her 14-year-old daughter was seriously injured, according to Department of Public Safety investigators.
Troopers say 44-four year-old Ramona Tolman was killed in the crash when she lost control of the motorcycle as she and her daughter traveled southbound on FM 1442. Tolman lost control as she entered a curve, according to investigators. The vehicle traveled off the roadway, striking a fence before hitting a tree.
Tolman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her daughter was transported by medical helicopter to UTMB in Galveston.
Investigators say Tolman and her daughter were wearing safety helmets.