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Crash Injures Three, Kills One in Gaines County

GAINES COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

A woman from Seagraves was killed following a crash Friday evening in Gaines County.

It happened just after 8:30 p.m. off US 62, approximately four miles north of Seminole.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says in their report that a 2013 Mazda 3 was traveling South on US 62 when it drifted into a ditch. That caused the car to roll over. 

The back seat passenger, 53-year-old Martha Cruz of Seagraves, was not wearing her seat belt. She was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Passenger Jose Cruz Jr., 49, was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

The driver, Desiree Lynn Cruz, 24, and another 6-year-old passenger were both transported to Seminole Memorial Hospital for treatment. 

DPS says the driver was not wearing her seat belt.

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