The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a crash on FM 2530 just south of County Road U in Childress County on Sunday night at approximately 8:57 p.m.
According to DPS two vehicles were traveling north on FM 2530 when one vehicle tried to pass on the left. The first vehicle driven by Manuela Gonzalez Salinas sped up as vehicle two driven by Jacob Kyle Chapman tried to pass. The two cars were racing when they approached a curve. The second vehicle slowed down while the first vehicle over corrected causing the vehicle to overturn several times.
A 12-year-old child was in vehicle one at the time of the crash. They child was pronounced dead at the scene.
36-year-old Salinas was injured and transferred to Childress Regional Medical Center where she is in stable condition.