One Dead, Two Injured in Early Morning Accident on Highway 80

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

One man is dead and two others are recovering after an early morning wreck on Highway 80.

The accident happened just after 4:30a.m.

Authorities tell NewsWest 9, a man in a red pickup was driving east on Highway 80 when he saw a white pick-up heading towards him in the wrong direction.

He tried to avoid the white truck, but couldn't move in time.

38-year-old David Ramirez from Del Rio, the passenger in the white truck, was killed in the crash.

The driver, Ramundo Flores, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the other truck was treated and released.

Troopers are still investigating.