A Sunday afternoon possible illegal street race ended with the death of a West Texas woman who unknowingly turned left in front of the two speeding cars.
According to police in Andrews, Texas, two residents were traveling at excessive speeds next to each other on Main Street when a woman unaware of the race turned left in front of the cars and was struck on the broad side of her vehicle. The woman, 48-year-old Irma Macias, died of her car accident injuries. Neither of the men who were racing were injured in the accident.
The Houston Chronicle has reported that Andrews authorities charged both of the men, who have yet to be identified, with criminally negligent homicide. It is not clear if drugs or alcohol were involved in the car accident and it has not been officially confirmed that the two men were street racing on the busy road.