Vehicle Accident Kills One, Sends Two to the Hospital

On January 11


around 1 a.m., the Department of Public Safety responded to a two vehicle accident that occurred on U.S. 287  about half a mile east of Harrold, Texas.

DPS Troopers say a Toyota minivan was traveling southbound in the northbound lane. The van hit a small Chevrolet passenger car that was heading northbound.

The driver of Chevrolet, 27-year -old Mario Alaniz, who was from Channelview, Texas was killed. The passenger in the Chevrolet survived and was transported to United Regional Hospital.

The driver and the passenger of the van both survived the crash, and they were taken to Electra Memorial Hospital. Both are in serious condition.