Single car crash fatality in Menard County

A deadly car crash in Menard County left on person dead, Colon Lopez. The passenger, Hortencia Lopez, was also in the vehicle. The extent of her injuries are unknown.

MENARD COUNTY, TX - A deadly crash in Menard County left one person dead the morning of Aug. 31 on FM 864, just west of Menard.

According to The Department of Public Safety, 75-year-old Colon Teofilo Lopez from Quemado died in the crash. 

A passenger, Hortencia Lopez was also in the vehicle.

Authorities said the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed, approached a sharp curve in the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. 

Colon was pronounced dead at the scene. 

There are no updates on the extent of Hortencia's injuries. 

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