1 person dead in Hartley County 2-vehicle accident

Published: Aug. 7, 2018 at 1:29 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2018 at 1:52 PM CDT
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HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - One person has died after a two-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck in Hartley County.

DPS and Hartley County Sheriffs Office responded to the collision.

DPS officials say 27-year-old Miguel Angel Rodriguez Castro from Dalhart was driving a 2009 Chrysler 300 east on FM 281 and 54-year-old Eliades Noguerol Torres was driving a semi-truck traveling west on FM 281.

Castro then crossed the center stripe, striking Torres head-on in the westbound lane.

Castro died on the scene.

Torres was transported to Coon Memorial Hospital in Dalhart with minor injuries.

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The crash is being investigated by the Department of Public Safety.

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