Fatal Crash Leaves Teen Dead, Passengers Transported to Hospital

WESLACO, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash that occurred this morning on FM 1925 east of FM 493 in Hidalgo County. At about 7:30 a.m. a white Ford pickup towing a utility trailer, occupied by driver and 2 passengers, was traveling eastbound on FM 1925. A Ford Mustang occupied by the driver and 2 passengers was traveling westbound on FM 1925.

The  Ford Mustang lost control and veered onto the westbound lane where it collided with the Ford pickup. The driver of the Ford Mustang, 16-year-old Martin Montanez Jr. a resident of Elsa was pronounced dead at the scene. The two passengers of the Mustang were transported to the hospital. The driver of the Ford pickup was not injured but his two passengers had minor injuries and transported to the hospital.

DPS troopers are at the scene further investigating the fatal crash.


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