2 dead, 2 injured in Thursday afternoon wreck - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2 dead, 2 injured in Thursday afternoon wreck


Two drivers are dead and a 12-year-old is in the hospital after a three-car accident Thursday afternoon.

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. just east of Tokio, Texas on U.S. 82 and CR 435 in Yoakum County.

Police tell us a Ford pickup driven by Howard Wayne Wagnon of Seminole was west bound on U.S. 82 when it crossed the center stripe, hitting a Ford Expedition driven by Sandra J Vale of Roswell, NM. The pickup burst into flames.

Wagnon, 62, and Vale, 50, were pronounced at the scene at 3 p.m.

Matthew Vale, 12, Roswell, NM, son of Sandra Vale, was Aerocared to UMC. Dava G Stephens, 60, of Lovington, NM was transported to Yoakum County Hospital. 

According to investigation all drivers and occupants were wearing their seatbelts at time of crash.

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