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One person dead after fatal accident in Reeves County

One person is dead after trying to make an unsafe pass at 12:40 a.m. on April 14, four miles southwest of Mentone, Texas.

REEVES COUNTY, TX (KWES) - One person is dead after trying to make an unsafe pass at 12:40 a.m. on April 14, four miles southwest of Mentone, Texas.

Francisco Flore-Resendez, 47, of McAllen, Texas, died at the scene when he attempted to go around Antonio Meledez, 64, of El Paso, Texas, towing a semi-trailer traveling northeast on State Highway 302.

Flore-Resendez hit the oncoming car also towing a semi-trailer going down southwest on State Highway 302 driven by Sergio E. Zapata-Dominguez, 22, of Odessa, Texas.

The impact of the crash made Flore-Resendez strike Antonio Meledez vehicle.

All drivers were wearing seatbelts during the time of the accident.

Weather conditions were clear and roads dry.

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