DPS identifies driver killed in Reeves County crash

REEVES COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash south of Mentone on Sunday.

The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Francisco Flore-Resendez of McAllen, Texas.

According to DPS, their troopers were called out to a crash on State Highway 302 just after midnight.

When their troopers arrived at the scene they found a crash involving two truck tractors and a Kia Sorento.

The driver of the Sorento, identified as Resendez, passed away at the scene.

The drivers of the truck tractors were not hurt in the crash.

An investigation of the crash revealed that one of the truck tractors was driving south while the other truck tractor and Resendez were traveling north.

DPS says that Resendez tried to pass the truck tractor ahead of him at an unsafe time and crashed into the other truck tractor in the southbound lane.

All three drivers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.