Three People Killed in Glasscock County Wreck

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GLASSCOCK COUNTY - Three people were killed in a two car accident on Highway 158, six miles west of Garden City.

The accident happened Sunday night around 9:30 p.m.

The victims have been identified as 43-year-old Robert Mendoza, 28-year-old Mary Ellen Bryant and 13-year-old Erica Jimenez all of San Angelo.

Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a semi hauling a trailer was heading west on Hwy 158 when the car, driven by Mendoza, was headed east.

Mendoza drifted on to the shoulder of 158, over corrected, went into a side skid and hit the semi. All three passengers died at the scene.

The driver of the semi was not hurt.

We're told the three victims in the car were wearing their seat belts.