Midlothian City Council Member Killed In Auto Accident

Iris Bekker Jeffreys
February 20, 2020 - 12:43 pm
Art Pierard

City of Midlothian


MIDLOTHIAN (1080 KRLD) - A Midlothian City Council member was killed in a car crash this morning.

The city says Art Pierard was killed in an accident on I-35E near Highway 77 in Waxahachie.

Pierard had been on the Midlothian city council since 2018.  

Mayor Richard Reno says Pierard played a big role in passing the senior citizen’s tax freeze and reducing the city tax rate.

The Mayor says he will be greatly missed.  No word on the details of the of the accident.