Floresville, TX Wrong Way Crash Kills Five, Sep 1993


Floresville (AP) - Five people were killed when a pickup traveling on the wrong side of the road struck a car head-on near Floresville, southeast of San Antonio, officials said.
The accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 181 in Wilson County, said Laureen Chernow, a spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety.
A 1984 Nissan pickup was traveling south in the northbound lane of the road when it collided with the car, Chernow said.
The driver of the car, BERNADINE MUTZ, 36, of Floresville, died in the crash. Also killed were her husband, PETER, 39, and son DUSTIN, 13.
JAMES DUGIE, JR., 24, the driver of the pickup, and a passenger, RICHARD HOWTON, 17, both of San Antonio, also died in the wreck.

The Galveston Daily News Texas 1993-09-07