'Multiple Fatalities' Confirmed in Horrific Crash Near Sterling City
STERLING CITY, TX -- Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers are investigating a two vehicle crash south of Sterling City Saturday evening that blocked traffic four hours. Sunday afternoon, DPS spokesman Trooper Justin Baker confirmed there were multiple fatalities.
According to our reporter at the scene yesterday, two vehicles, possibly both SUV's, were involved in the crash just south of Sterling City in Sterling County on U.S. 87 southbound toward San Angelo.
The crash happened on the wide turn on U.S. 87 that occurs just outside of the city limits of Sterling City. See map:
Preliminary reports show one SUV crossed over the median and struck the other SUV.
DPS Troopers were on the scene and are investigating the cause of the crash.
We will update this story as new information becomes available.