Charges Could be Filed in Connection With Fatal Accident in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - New information has been released in connection with a fatal accident that took the life of a pregnant Stanton woman.

State Troopers are investigating it as a crime and charges could be brought against the driver of the big rig who caused the deadly wreck.

The crash happened on Saturday in Martin County

Troopers say the semi driver, 21-year-old Devon Lee Spears, tried to pass in a no passing zone hitting a pickup head on.

The driver of the pickup, Russell Porter, is in critical but stable condition.

His wife, Catherine, who was pregnant, died at the scene.

Spears is stable condition at Midland Memorial Hospital.