One Killed, Two Injured in Crash with Semi-Truck
One person was killed and two others injured last night in a two-car accident involving an 18-wheeler 16 miles north of Plains.
The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed Bobby Lee Walters (49), who was driving a southbound pick-up truck on State Highway 214, was killed in the crash. The driver of the semi-truck, Jose Guadalupe Vasquez Hernandez (59) and his passenger, Dolores Vasquez (57), were both transported to Yoakum County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to Texas DPS, conditions were cloudy but dry at the time of the crash. What caused Walters to drift in to a different lane of traffic is still under investigation.