Police ID victim killed in Tom Bean wreck

Published: Nov. 19, 2017 at 6:17 PM CST
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Police have identified the man killed in wreck in Tom Bean Saturday night as 65-year-old David Lopez of Trenton.

The wreck happened around 6:30 p.m. on State Highway 11 and Franklin Road.

Police said Lopez was seen driving erratically at a high rate of speed before he swiped another truck driving in the opposite direction.

Lopez was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Police say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Authorities said it is possible Lopez may have been having some kind of medical episode moments before the crash.

His body has been sent off for an autopsy.

The people in the other truck were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.