One Woman Dead, Infant Injured in Ward County Wreck

One Woman Dead, Infant Injured in Ward County Wreck

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY - An accident in Ward County has left one person is dead and two others hospitalized, including an infant.

DPS officials say 25-year-old Erika Alvarez was traveling on Interstate 20, one mile West of Wickett early Tuesday morning.

Alvarez told DPS that she struck a large item, possibly a rock in the road and lost control. The vehicle rolled into the median. A passenger, 49-year-old Norma Alvarez was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. DPS officials say Normal Alvarez was not wearing a seat belt.

Erick Alvarez and another passenger, four-month-old Arianni Garcia were injured and taken to Ward County Hospital