One Dead and One Injured in Hale County Accident
One person has died and another was injured in a car accident that occurred around 6 miles west of Plainview Tuesday morning.
At around 5:42 a.m., 36-year-old Juan Saucedo of Plainview was driving west on US 70 approaching FM 1424. At the same time, 66-year-old Juan Gomez of Hale Center was traveling north on FM 1424 approaching US 70.
A Texas Department of Public Safety release says that Gomez disregarded the stop sign at the intersection, and that's when Saucedo struck him. Saucedo's car rolled and he was ejected from the vehicle.
Saucedo was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gomez was taken to Covenant Hospital in Plainview with incapacitating injuries.