UPDATE – Wednesday, December 15, 2021: The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified both drivers involved in a deadly head-on collision that happened east of Wall yesterday morning.
According to a statement issued by DPS, the driver who lost control of the Ford F-550 is Robert Rasco, 42, of Corpus Christi. Investigators say Rasco was uninjured in the crash.
The driver who was killed in yesterday’s collision was identified by DPS as Bradley Scott Lindsey, 55, of Robert Lee.
Investigators say Rasco was driving northbound on US Highway 87 when he lost control of his vehicle after, ‘for an unknown reason’, his truck touched the concrete barrier while crossing a bridge. Rasco’s truck crossed the median into oncoming traffic and hit Lindsey’s van head-on.
Lindsey’s van was pushed into the south ditch and Rasco’s Ford F-550 detached from the trailer it was towing, rolled once, and stopped in the south ditch.
It is unknown whether DPS will issue any citations.
UPDATE – Tuesday, December 14, 2021: The Texas Department of Public Safety is still investigating the deadly two-vehicle collision on Highway 87 at Roberts Road, east of Wall, Texas.
The driver in a Ford F-550 pulling a trailer was traveling northbound on US Highway 87 where, investigators said, the driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed the median, striking a van head-on.
The driver of the white transport van, traveling southbound on US Highway 87, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace J.P. McGuire.
Texas DPS has not released the name of the driver killed in the collision, they are still notifying next of kin.
This is an ongoing investigation, we will have more information as it becomes available.
SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating an apparent head-on collision that happened at the intersection of Roberts Road and US Highway 87.
It is unknown whether any of the drivers involved are injured.
Concho Valley Homepage staff are on the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.