Driver, passenger ejected, killed in Wheeler County accident
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:12:29 GMT —
On Aug. 2 at approximately 10 p.m., a single vehicle rollover took the life of both the passenger and the driver.
The crash took place in Wheeler County near Twitty.
Jose Luis-Avalos Molinero, 29, of Wheeler was driving a 2004 Chevy Tahoe without a seatbelt on northbound US 83 at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle and swerved left. The vehicle went into a ditch, ran through a barbed wire fence and rolled several times.
Both Molinero and the passenger, Ricardo Robles, 52, of Wheeler were ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.