DPS Said Saturday Morning Crash Killed One in Hockley County

Published 07/19 2014 07:56PM

Updated 07/19 2014 08:00PM

SMYER, TX -- The Texas Department of Transportation said Alonso Nunez, 32, of Hockley County was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Smyer.  Specifically the crash was along Mallard Road 1.7 miles south of Highway 114 at 7:40 am Saturday.  

DPS said Nunez was driving north on Mallard when he drove off the pavement, into a ditch and overcorrected.  His vehicle rolled and hit a utility pole.  DPS said he was not wearing a seat belt and he was ejected.  Official pronounced him dead at the scene.

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