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      Driver of Suburban killed in Castro County accident

      At around 2:40 p.m. June 24, a Suburban crossed into oncoming traffic, hit a semi truck head on, and killed the driver of the Suburban.

      At around 2:40 p.m. June 24, a Suburban crossed into oncoming traffic, hit a semi truck head on, and killed the driver of the Suburban.

      The accident took place almost five miles south of Hereford. The 2004 Freightliner towing a 1999 Walker trailer was traveling southbound on US Hwy. 385. The truck was driven by Octavaino Cortinaz Jr. of Lubbock. He was taken to Hereford Regional Medical Center with non-incapacitating injuries.

      The 2010 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by Larry Mack Condra, 65, of Abilene was traveling northbound on the same highway when his vehicle crossed the center line, and hit the truck head on.

      Condra was pronounced dead at 3:27 p.m. By Judge Campbell, and he was taken to Colonial Funeral Home in Dimmitt.

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