Icy roads claim life of Abilene driver, other driver improving
Updated On: Dec 31 2013 09:51:33 AM CST
Update: The driver of the truck that caused that deadly head-on collision Sunday is improving. 62 year-old Alberto Navarro Medrano is now in fair condition after a serious injury.
Original Story: An Abilene driver was killed Sunday in a head-on collision around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 277.
According to DPS, a Ford F-150 driven by 62-year-old Alberto Navarro Medrano of Abilene lost control and slipped on the icy roadway, struck a guardrail and crossed over the center stripe—crashing into the Mercury SUV driven by 53-year-old Randall Scott Castleberry. Castleberry’s vehicle left the overpass. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Navarro is being treated at a local hospital for a serious injury. His passengers are in stable condition following their injuries. All were wearing seatbelts. Castelberry’s passengers, including a 7-year-old, are also in stable condition following their injuries. All were wearing seatbelts.
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