Stratford, TX – 1 Killed & 2 Injured in US-287 Collision
Stratford, TX (January 23, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Wednesday claimed one man’s life and left two others seriously injured.
At around 3:15 p.m., on January 22, authorities were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on US Highway 287. Reports indicate that two vehicles collided along the roadway near County Road 3.
Further investigations determined that 30-year-old Emilio Enriquez, Jr., was traveling in a semi-truck northwest along US Highway 287 when his vehicle collided with a pickup truck, driven by 50-year-old Jose Lopez-Porras, at the intersection of County Road 3.
Lopez-Porras sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was immediately declared deceased.
A passenger inside the pickup truck, identified as 52-year-old Jesus Tarango, as well as Enriquez, were both rushed to Moore County Hospital with injuries.
At this time, police are investigating.
Our thoughts are with Jesus Tarango, Emilio Enriquez Jr., and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Jose Lopez-Porras. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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