Accident fatal to Poteet man

A two vehicle crash led to the death of a Poteet man last Wednesday, Sept. 13.  At approximately 7:40 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to the scene of the accident on FM 1470 near Spence Road.

According to reports a 2006 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling southwest on FM 1470 and a 2012 Ford Fusion was traveling northeast on FM 1470.  The driver of the Chevrolet failed to maintain a single lane and veered into the northwest lane and struck the Ford which was occupied by the driver and passenger.

The drivers of the Chevrolet and Ford were AirLifed to University Hospital in San Antonio.  The passenger in the Ford was identified as David Torres II, 34, was pronounced dead on scene at 11:01 p.m. by the Justice of the Peace, Michael Pascarella.

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