Jonny Goodday | 9/10/2020 | Goodday Mineral Wells | DPS Updates
MINERAL WELLS, TX: BREAKING NEWS – On, September 9th, 2020, at 6:37 PM, Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety investigated a crash five miles west of Mineral Wells on US Highway 180 between two vehicles, causing one fatality.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2013 Chevrolet pickup, driven by William G. Forrester, 23, of Fort Worth, was traveling east on US HWY-180 “at a speed that was unsafe for the rainy and wet road conditions.” The pickup subsequently hydroplaned and traveled into the westbound lane of travel where it struck a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu head-on. The driver of the Malibu, 20-year-old Andres Hernandez of Palo Pinto County, died at the scene.
Forrester and his passenger, CJ Hammonds, 23, of Hickory Creek, were transported to Palo Pinto General Hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Source: Richard A. Hunter, Sergeant with the Texas Department of Public Safety
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