Sebastian Diaz, Andrea Flores-Dehoyos Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on Texas Highway 16 in Fredericksburg

Sebastian Diaz, Andrea Flores-Dehoyos Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on Texas Highway 16 in Fredericksburg

Sebastian Diaz, Andrea Flores-Dehoyos ID’d as Couple Killed in Fredericksburg Crash on Texas Highway 16

Fredericksburg, Texas (August 13, 2022) – The two people who were Killed in a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Fredericksburg have been identified as Sebastian Flores Diaz, 31, of Del Rio, and his wife, Andrea Flores-Dehoyos, 31.

The deadly crash happened at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, August 11, on Texas Highway 16.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Shana Ann Bates, of Kerrville, was driving a 1997 Infinity I30 northbound on Texas Highway 16 when she dropped a drink onto the passenger side floorboard and attempted to pick it up.

In the process, Bates’s vehicle veered across the center median and entered the northbound lane, where it collided with an oncoming 2022 Volkswagen Atlas, driven by Diaz and occupied by his wife, Flores-Dehoyos.

The Volkswagen then drifted into the southbound lanes and was hit by a 2007 Ford F-150, driven by Brandon Nace, 22, of Fredericksburg.

Mr. and Mrs. Flores were pronounced dead at the scene.

Bates was taken to a hospital in Fredericksburg, while Nace was transported to University Hospital in San Antonio.

No further details were provided.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

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