One Killed, One Injured in Dawson County Accident

One Killed, One Injured in Dawson County Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

DAWSON COUNTY – One man is dead and another person was injured following a morning accident in Dawson County on Tuesday.

The accident happened on FM 2370, approximately 5.3 miles south of O'Donnell, around 8:30 a.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a big rig was traveling south on FM 2370 when the driver disregarded the stop sign at the intersection of FM 2370 and FM 1210.

We're told the driver took faulty evasive action and overturned.

The driver of the big rig, 54-year-old Carlos Gonzales, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

A passenger in the big rig, 31-year-old Alejandro Esparza, was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

Officials also reported that Gonzales was not wearing a seatbelt.