Investigators with the Department of Public Safety say alcohol was a factor in a deadly accident in Castro County. Arturo Cervantes,43, of Dimmitt died at Plains Memorial Hospital around 3 p.m. Friday. His passenger, 25-year-old Hector Quintero remained hospitalized Saturday evening. DPS reports he was in stable condition.
Investigators say Cervantes and Quintero were headed West on County Road 628 around 1:45 p.m. Friday, when Cervantes lost control and rolled the car two and a half times. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. Quintero was strapped in. Authorities say both men had been drinking before the accident.
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