DPS identifies man killed in two-vehicle Upshur County crash

DPS identifies man killed in two-vehicle Upshur County crash
Police are investigating

EAST MOUNTAIN, TX (KLTV) - A Gilmer man has died following a two-vehicle wreck in Upshur County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man as Ricardo Refugio Quezada, 25, of Gilmer.

The crash occurred about 4:31 p.m. Monday on Highway 300 at FM 726, about 2.7 miles east of East Mountain.

According to a preliminary DPS report, Quezada was traveling east on FM 726 in a 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse when he attempted to cross Highway 300 and failed to yield the right of way.

His vehicle collided with a 2015 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Karen Yvette Wallace, 50, of Gilmer.

DPS said both drivers were transported to a Longview hospital where Quezada was later pronounced dead. Wallace was treated and released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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