Two dead in fatal crash near Toyah


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REEVES COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- Two people from California were killed in a fatal crash near Toyah Thursday. 

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were called around 4:15 p.m. April 22 regarding a crash in Interstate 20, four miles west of Toyah. 

Troopers say a 2005 Jeep Cherokee was heading east on I-20 when the vehicle had a blowout. The driver lost control of the vehicle, overcorrected, and rolled, according to a release. 

Maria Chavarria, 76, and MaDelCarmen Morales, 55, both of San Diego died in the crash.

The driver, Jose M. Fierro-Fajardo, 27, and two additional passengers, Eric Castro-Barajas, 27 and Jose Gamino, 57, also of San Diego were taken to the hospital with injuries. 

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