Abilene man killed in ice-related crash south of Sweetwater


An Abilene man was killed Sunday morning in an ice-related crash south of Sweetwater.SWEETWATER, Texas -

According to the preliminary crash report, Florencio Lara Diaz, 68 was headed west on a snow and ice covered Hwy 277.

Around 11:30 a.m., Diaz lost control of his 2002 Ford pickup, about 4 miles northwest of Wingate. His truck slid off the road and hit an oak tree.

Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene.


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