MITCHELL COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A crash caused by a tire killed one person and injured two others on I-20 in Colorado City Monday night.
Clemente Gallegos Ramos, male, 51, of Dallas, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash on I-20 just east of town around 6:30 p.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
DPS says the tread came off a tire on Ramos’ truck, causing it to skid, impact a guardrail head-on, then rollover onto its top.
Two passengers inside the truck were taken to the hospital. Their current conditions are unknown, but DPS reports one was in serious condition when transported from the scene.
This crash is still under investigation. BigCountryHomepage will update this article if additional information is released.