Ernesto L. Piedra Killed; Joe R. Guerra, Alonzo A. Garcia, Angel A. Duran Injured in Crash on Hwy 87 in Lubbock, TX

February 1, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Ernesto L. Piedra, Joe R. Guerra, Alonzo A. Garcia, Angel A. Duran
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Hwy 87
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), non-life-threatening injuries (3)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle reportedly left its lane, then the road, and overturned

Victims Transported To
Medical Arts Hospital

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed one person and injured three others in Lubbock, TX on February 1st, 2019. Officials say a pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Joe R. Guerra lost control and overturned. A passenger in the vehicle, 41-year-old Ernesto L. Piedra, was pronounced dead at the scene. Guerra and two additional passengers, Alonzo A. Garcia and Angel A. Duran were hospitalized with injuries.

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