One killed in Lee County accident

March 30, 2008 11:08:39 AM PDT
One person is dead and two others are hurt after a wreck in Lee County Saturday night.

Troopers say the driver of a car travelling southbound on Highway 87 crossed over the center lane and hit a car coming in the other direction.

The passenger of the vehicle that was hit, 31-year-old, Alejandrino Cruz de la Cruz, was killed in the crash.

His brother, Aristides Cruz de la Cruz, went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say alcohol was a factor and charges are pending against the driver of the other car, 37-year-old Donald Harness, Jr.