Decatur, TX – Victims Injured in Car Accident on FM 730 ID’d by Police
Decatur, TX (December 27, 2019) – On December 21st, authorities were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Farm to Market Road 730. Reports from police indicate that 20-year-old Alexander Nieto was traveling south along the roadway when his 2007 Cadillac Escalade collided head-on with a 2019 Ford F-150 pickup truck.
Nieto and a 14-year-old female involved in the collision were both rushed to Medical City Hospital in Denton for treatment to serious injuries.
Another passenger inside the Escalade, who was identified as 47-year-old Manuela H. Pedroza, incurred fatal injuries in the collision and was declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Ford, who was identified as 37-year-old Calvin C. Loftice, and his passenger, 31-year-old Cori Loftice, were both transported to Harris Methodist Hospital with critical injuries.
Two children inside the Ford, ages 5 and 2, were both injured and transported to area hospitals for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Manuela H. Pedroza. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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