Mitchell Hagar Killed, Vance Parsons Hurt in Spur, TX, Accident
Spur, TX -- January 21, 2017, Mitchell Hagar was killed, Vance Parsons injured, as the result of an accident where their pickup overturned off the roadway.
Investigators from the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the accident, which occurred around 1:30a.m. about one mile south of town.
Their preliminary reports state that 23-year-old Hagar and 19-year-old Parsons were traveling northbound on County Road 333 in a Dodge Ram. For reasons not yet clear, the pickup lost control and swerved off the roadway. Off-road, the pickup overturned several times before coming to a stop.
Hagar was critically injured in the crash, and emergency responders transported him to Crosbyton Clinic Hospital for treatment. He later died there. Parsons was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock in unspecified condition.
At this time, authorities have not indicated what factors may have caused the fatal crash. Their investigations are ongoing.
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