Carrizo Springs, TX Head On Auto Crash, July 1966


Carrizo Springs, Tex. (UPI) - Two cars crashed head-on on a curve in south Texas Sunday night, killing eight teenagers. Two other teenagers were injured.
The two cars slammed into each other seven miles north of Carrizo Springs, about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio.
Six of the dead were from Carrizo Springs. They were JAKE BUSTAMENTE, 18; JOSE MONTEX, 16; RICARDO GARCIA, 16; DAVID GARCIA VALDEZ, 16; VICTOR PENA, 15; and ALFREDO LOPEZ, 15.
The other two killed were GEORGE MARTINEZ, 19; and PEDRO GUERRERO, 18, of Crystal City, Texas.
BUSTAMENTE and GUERRERO were driving.

The Tampa Times Florida 1966-07-25