Icy Roads Blamed For At Least One Deadly Wreck

Icy Roads Blamed For At Least One Deadly Wreck

The icy roads are being blamed for a deadly crash in Crane County.
CRANE COUNTY -- The icy roads are being blamed for a deadly crash in Crane County.

Below is the full release from DPS Troopers:

TYPE CRASH: One Vehicle

DATE & TIME: 12/05/2013 – 8:14 AM

LOCATION: US 385 MM 374--- 4 miles south of Ector County

COUNTY: Ector

POSTED SPEED LIMIT: 75 MPH

VEHICLE 1: 2005 FORD F-150 Pickup

DRIVER 1: Villarreal, Alfredo Guzman

DRIVER 1 (DECEASED): Villarreal, Alfredo Guzman, Age 68 from Fort Stockton
OCCUPATION: Retired
PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE BY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE Clack, Donna
BODY TAKEN TO Hospital: Morgue, Crane, TX 79731
NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: Yes  SEAT BELT WORN: No

DESCRIPTION:
Unit 1 was traveling north on US 385 in the inside lane just south of the Ector County line. The driver of Unit 1 drove on to a patch of black ice that was in the roadway and due to its unsafe speed Unit 1over corrected and rolled on its left top three times off of the roadway and into the center median. Unit 1 came to final rest in the center median and on its top facing south. 

INJURED:

Villarreal, Magarita G   Taken to Crane Medical Center-- Treated and released
Saenz, David Lujan        Taken to Crane Medical Center-- Treated and released

ROAD/WEATHER CONDITIONS: Sleeting/Ice

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