CLAUDE, TX (KFDA) - UPDATE: The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a one-vehicle crash in Armstrong County around 3 pm today, resulting in the death of one person.
John Mendoza of Muleshoe, was driving a 1999 Freightliner truck tractor/semi-trailer northbound on SH-207, about one mile north of RM 285. The truck traveled off the right side of the roadway and down a steep drop off nearly 50 feet below the roadway. Mendoza was pronounced dead on scene by the Armstrong County Justice of the Peace. What led to Mendoza leaving the roadway is still under investigation. No other vehicles were involved.