Crash kills two in Brownfield over the weekend - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Crash kills two in Brownfield over the weekend

By Christy Moreland - email

BROWNFIELD, TX (KCBD) - A weekend crash in Brownfield kills two men and police say speed was most likely a factor.

Police say Marcelino Perez, 27, was driving a 2007 Dodge Charger at a high speed when he slammed into a traffic light pole at the intersection of 1st and Buckley. The force wrapped the vehicle around the pole, killing Perez and his passenger Marc Antonio Tijerina, 25, on impact. Investigators are awaiting toxicology results to see if alcohol could have been a factor in the wreck.  DPS is also assisting with the investigation.

Copyright 2010 KCBD.  All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

    Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:42:08 GMT
    Friday, October 20 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-10-21 03:13:33 GMT

    Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters.

    Environmental pollutants are killing at least 9 million people, a toll exceeding that of war, smoking, hunger or natural disasters.

  • Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

    Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

    Friday, October 20 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-10-20 08:02:27 GMT
    Friday, October 20 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-10-21 03:13:21 GMT

    Next year's premiums for plans sold on the health law's marketplaces are expected to increase significantly in many communities, and insurer participation is down sharply.

    Next year's premiums for plans sold on the health law's marketplaces are expected to increase significantly in many communities, and insurer participation is down sharply.

  • Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

    Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

    Friday, October 20 2017 6:32 AM EDT2017-10-20 10:32:15 GMT
    Friday, October 20 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-10-21 03:12:43 GMT

    Republicans must shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first...

    Republicans must shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades.

Powered by Frankly