Diana Valenzuela Killed; Diovanni Cisneros Injured in Accident at State Hwy 154 in Wood County, TX

September 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Diana Valenzuela, Diovanni Cisneros
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 154, Gilmer, Wood County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet K1500
State Hwy 154, Diovanni Cisneros
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet K1500 was involved in a rollover crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at State Hwy 154 in Wood County, TX on September 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:03 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet operated by 24-year-old Leopoldo Guerrero was headed eastbound on Hwy 154 before veering partially from the road. The vehicle is said to have lost control while attempting to correct back into the road, going into a roll and veering from the road into a barrow ditch. The crash left 34-year-old passenger, Diana Valenzuela, with fatal injuries. A second passenger, 25-year-old Diovanni Cisneros, suffered serious injuries while Guerrero had less serious injuries. Sources indicate an Intoxication Manslaughter and an Intoxication Assault with Vehicle with Serious Bodily Injury charges were recommended. Additional information was not immediately available.

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