One person killed in crash near Snyder

One person killed in crash near Snyder
(Source: Texas DPS Website)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - According to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety, 19-year-old Tristan Michael Towns of Joshua, TX was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Oct. 12.

Troopers say Towns was traveling north on U.S. 84 just after 9 a.m., about nine miles north of Snyder when his vehicle veered onto the right shoulder. Towns over corrected, slid across the median and crashed into another vehicle traveling southbound on U.S. 84.

Towns was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle was treated and released from Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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