1 killed, 2 injured in I-20 crash near Colorado City

Fatal crash

A 51-year-old Dallas man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash on I-20, one mile east of Colorado City in Mitchell County.ABILENE, Texas -


Killed was Clemente Gallegos Ramos, who was pronounced dead at the scene.


His body was taken to Kiker-Seale Funeral Home in Colorado City.


Two passengers in Ramos’ vehicle – Juventina Ramos, 77, and Maria Gallegos, 40 – were taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.


Juventina Ramos was listed in serious condition with incapacitating injuries, while Maria Gallegos was listed in stable condition with non-incapacitating injuries.


Clemente Gallegos Ramos was driving a 1999 Dodge pickup when the accident occurred about 6:30 p.m. Monday.


“Vehicle was traveling West on IH-20 in the left lane,” a DPS news release said Tuesday. “After the tread on the rear driver’s side tire came off, the vehicle went into a side skid and struck a guardrail head on.  The vehicle rolled over onto its top and came to rest on the roadway.”


The crash remains under investigation. 


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