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Two people, cattle die in fiery Hudspeth County crash
By: Jesse Martinez
HUDSPETH COUNTY, Texas -- Two people died after a fiery crash on Interstate 10 that also killed some cattle.
According to Rusty Fleming, a spokesperson for the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office, an 18-wheeler hauling cows turned over and scattered cows across the interstate near mile marker 77. An unknown number of cattle died, officials said.
At the same time, a box truck coming over the bridge was trying to avoid the accident. The truck hit some cows as it went over the bridge and burst into flames, Fleming said.
The driver and the passenger in the box truck died from their injuries, Fleming said.
Deputies have not released the identities of the victims in this crash.