Mission man killed in weekend crash near Alton

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(Source: MGN Online)

A Mission man is dead following a weekend crash near Alton.

Texas DPS said the crash occurred at the intersection of 8 Mile Line and FM 2993, north of Alton just after 9:45 p.m. on Sunday. 

Troopers said a preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge Stratus with 3 people inside struck a cow after the cow entered the vehicle’s path. 

A passenger in the vehicle, Juan Antonio Garcia Lopez, 32, of Mission, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to Mission Regional Hospital and is in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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