Rio Hondo man dies after car crash near Big Spring

A 32-year-old Rio Hondo man died after a car crash near Big Spring in Howard County Monday morning, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Emmanuel Garza, 32, of Rio Hondo was pronounced dead at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

At about 8:17 a.m., troopers say a truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer was traveling east on Farm-to-Market Road 2230 when it failed to yield the right away at a stop intersection and pulled out into the roadway in front of Garza's vehicle, according to the news release. Garza reportedly struck the semi-trailer.

The driver of the truck-tractor, identified as 60-year-old Dickie M. Gross of Rifle, Co, was not injured, according to the news release.

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