Stokes County man and teenage passenger killed in wreck in Texas
HALE COUNTY, Texas – A Stokes County man and a teenager died in a crash in Texas on Thursday.
Ervin Eugene Sheppard, 41, and a 14-year-old passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to Hale County, Texas officials.
Sheppard was driving a Ford F-250 pickup when it happened outside of Abernathy just north of Lubbock.
Investigators said Sheppard lost control of his vehicle when the front tire blew out.