MERTZON, TX (07/23/2015) — A head-on car accident on U.S. 67 claimed the life of 17-year-old Meagan Marie Metts, and injured two others early Thursday morning.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirmed that 17-year-old Meagan Marie Metts was killed, and two others (John Will White and Jonathan Ambrose Medina) were injured early Thursday morning following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 67 near Mertzon, Texas.
The DPS stated that at around 12:05 a.m., 20-year-old John Will White was traveling the wrong way in the northbound lanes of U.S. 67 in a 1993 Dodge Ram 2500 when he struck a Ford F-450—driven by Jonathan Medina—head-on.
According to Trooper John Hoy, the trucks hit front-right to front-right.
Medina was wearing a seat at the time of the crash, however, neither Metts nor White were reportedly wearing theirs at the time of impact.
Medina’s passenger, Meagan Metts, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Donna Smith, Irion County’s Justice of the Peace.
Hoy stated that Medina was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. White is currently in the intensive care unit at the Shannon Medical Center.