WARD COUNTY, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- A Pecos teen killed in a Friday night crash has been identified as Christopher Ortiz, 19, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. Ortiz died at the scene.
According to DPS troopers, the crash happened around 10:15 p.m. on December 2 on Interstate 20, about seven miles west of Barstow. Investigators said Ortiz was traveling west when he veered into the center median and rolled. Ortiz, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle.