Two Fatal Accidents Occurred Over the Christmas Weekend - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/25/05

Two Fatal Accidents Occurred Over the Christmas Weekend

A difficult Christmas for family and friends of two South Plains residents who were killed in separate accidents over the holiday weekend.

The first accident happened in Lubbock County 1 mile South of County Road 7600 on County Road 2130. DPS says 48-year-old Larry Don Brand of Lubbock lost control of his motorcycle just after 1:30am Saturday. He hit a ditch, causing the bike to flip twice. Brand died at Covenant Medical Center.

Another fatal accident happened just after 5am Sunday in Hockley County. DPS says 28-year-old Frank Mata of Sundown was about a mile East of Sundown on FM 301 when he drifted off the road. Mata over corrected, causing the car to roll four times. Mata's passenger, 28-year-old Alexander Garcia of Littlefield was thrown from the car. Garcia died on the way to the hospital. Mata is in satisfactory condition at University Medical Center at this hour.

get more>> Web Enhanced
Complete Your Roadside Emergency Kit
The Travel Industry Association reports 275-million people will hit the roads this summer, and of those, 1.3-million will need a battery boost and 900,000 will have flat tire.  Find out what you can have on hand to complete your Roadside Emergency Kit.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • 1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

    1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-03-26 09:46:59 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-03-26 15:33:56 GMT

    One person was killed and another 14 injured in a mass shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning.

    One person was killed and another 14 injured in a mass shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning.

  • Fire Weather Warning for this afternoon

    Fire Weather Warning for this afternoon

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:33:36 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:33:36 GMT
    The South Plains has been placed under a Fire Weather Warning valid from this afternoon at 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening. Sustained winds at 20-30 mph, warm temperatures and low relative humidity values will create an elevated to critical fire weather risk for our area. A cold front will move through our area late tonight, shifting winds out of the north. Monday morning will be cool and breezy.
    The South Plains has been placed under a Fire Weather Warning valid from this afternoon at 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening. Sustained winds at 20-30 mph, warm temperatures and low relative humidity values will create an elevated to critical fire weather risk for our area. A cold front will move through our area late tonight, shifting winds out of the north. Monday morning will be cool and breezy.
  • DC eagle cam: Eggs expected to hatch soon

    DC eagle cam: Eggs expected to hatch soon

    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-03-26 13:07:03 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-03-26 13:07:02 GMT

    Eagle eggs typically take 35-38 days to hatch, and Sunday marks Day 35 for the first of the two eggs.

    Eagle eggs typically take 35-38 days to hatch, and Sunday marks Day 35 for the first of the two eggs.

Powered by Frankly