Running a Stop Sign Proves Fatal for Smyer Man - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/12/03

Running a Stop Sign Proves Fatal for Smyer Man

One man died Monday morning when two semi trucks collided near Smyer. It happened at the intersection of Farm Roads 168 and 1294 where a DPS Trooper says the driver of the semi going North on FM168 ran the stop sign, slamming into the trailer of the other 18-wheeler.  

The driver DPS says ran the stop sign, 42-year-old Richard Alvin Smith of Smyer, died at the scene.  EMS took the other driver, 50-year-old Felipe Soto of Levelland, to UMC with serious injuries.

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