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DeLeon woman dies in head-on collision on SH 16

A DeLeon woman died Monday morning in a head-on collision with a truck.
Credit: Associated Press

COMANCHE COUNTY, Texas — A 71-year-old DeLeon woman was killed in a head-on collision Monday morning on State Highway 16, 0.9 miles south of DeLeon, in Comanche County.

According to a preliminary crash report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Diana Lynn Hughes, 71, was driving a 2007 Ford Focus southbound on SH 16. A 2016 Mack truck, driven by Armando Deluna, 60, of Brownwood, was traveling north.

While negotiating a curve, Hughes' vehicle went into the northbound lane and crashed into Deluna's vehicle.

Hughes was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Deluna was treated and released from Comanche County Medical Center.

The crash is under DPS investigation.