Two Dead in Head-on Crash with a Peterbilt Near Big Lake


A man and woman in their 20s died early this morning on Texas 137 in a crash that happened seven miles south of Big Lake.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Juan Martin Constancio, 26, of San Angelo was traveling south on Texas 137 at a little after 4 a.m. this morning when he veered the 2009 Pontiac Torrent that he was driving into the northbound lane.

Traveling north at the same time was a 2008 Peterbilt truck tractor pulling a semi-trailer. Contancio’s Pontiac hit the Peterbilt head-on.

The passenger in the Pontiac was also killed. DPS identified her as Samantha Raquel Hernandez, 23, of San Angelo. Both occupants of the Pontiac were pronounced dead by Reagan County Justice of the Peace Patty Creech.

The Peterbilt driver was treated and released at the scene with minor injuries.

The speed limit on this stretch of rural highway is 75 mph. and the conditions were clear and dry.

DPS reported that neither occupant of the Pontiac were wearing seatbelts.

The investigator was Trooper Michael Johnson of the Ozona office. The official time on the report was 4:23 a.m.

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Some one in Big Lake had a picture of the car, seat belts would not have helped. Another unfortunate tragedy in the area. The families and the driver of the truck will need all the support that they can get.
I hope this is not a sign of what's to come.... Every story on this news site has been on here for 3 straight days now. I know something newsworthy has happened somewhere in 3 days. I loved logging on three or four times a day and seeing something new every time or following a story all day with several updates. Hope I'm wrong but seems like the interest on reporting is fading away. Come on San Angelo Live, you all are better than this.... We've already got one San Angelo Standard Times in this town....
Try using your brain. Live, like everyone else deserves a day off. U should take one or perhaps two yourself.

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