Deadly Rollover in Hale County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/7/08

Deadly Rollover in Hale County

A Mexican national is dead following a weekend accident in Hale County.

DPS troopers say 17-year-old Rocio Moreno lost control of her car around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on C.R. 275, just off of I-27. The car went into a ditch and rolled several times. Moreno's passenger, 23-year-old Leopoldo Quintana, of Mexico, was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

Quintana was not wearing a seatbelt. Moreno, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken to UMC in Lubbock where she is listed in serious condition.

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