Glasscock County, TX – Demerrick Ownes Killed In Highway 137 Crash
Glasscock County, TX (June 5, 2019) – On May 28, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 137.
Reports from the incident indicate a 1999 Buick Regal was traveling along the roadway when the driver overcorrected. As the Buick reentered the roadway in the northbound lane, the vehicle struck a 2008 Freightliner truck tractor, which was towing a semi-trailer north along the roadway.
The driver of the Buick, who was identified as 22-year-old Demerrick Owens, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. The driver of the freightliner was uninjured.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Demerrick Owens. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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