SONORA, TX — An early early morning chase of a automobile transporting unlawful aliens originating on the quiet streets in the metropolis of Sonora led to a person fatality early Thursday morning.
In accordance to the Texas DPS, the Sonora Law enforcement Division attempted to prevent a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu for a website traffic violation. The Malibu driver refused to cease, as a substitute foremost the police out of city, achieving Ranch Road 3130 at speeds exceeding 100 mph. In addition, the Malibu driver turned off the headlights even though making an attempt to evade law enforcement.
Then, the Malibu although nevertheless touring at a higher charge of pace, encountered a curve in the roadway where by the driver lost handle. The Malibu entered a westbound-aspect barrow ditch and crashed by means of a fence, striking multiple trees in advance of rolling more than, ejecting two passengers.
Of the two passengers ejected, a single died as a end result of injuries sustained through the crash.
The driver was a 17-12 months-aged resident of Spring, Texas named Stephen Alexander. DPS reported he was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained non-incapacitating accidents. He was transported to Shannon Medical Center alongside with undocumented non-citizen Victor Hugo Miranda-Gonzalez, 47. He was not carrying a seatbelt. Also wounded and transported to Shannon was Abegable Vargas, 43, also a non-documented non-citizen who was sporting a seatbelt.
Sutton County JP Harris pronounced Noe Rolando Hernandez-Lopez, 32, an undocumented non-citizen, lifeless at the scene.
The weather conditions was distinct but cloudy and the roadways dry. The crash transpired about 13 miles east of Sonora on RR 3130 exactly where the speed limit was 55 mph at 2:24 a.m. on March 31, 2022. The crash was investigated by DPS Troopers Daniel Young of the Junction sector and Trooper Jared Poener of the Eden sector. The Sonora Law enforcement Section assisted.