GLASSCOCK COUNTY â€” Two people were killed and two injured late Monday in a three-vehicle crash about 10 miles north of Garden City.
According to traffic investigators, killed were 41-year-old Wilson â€śTexâ€ť Edwards Jr., a graduate of Big Spring High School, and 30-year-old Alvis Linker of Duncan, Okla. The accident took place about 10:30 p.m. on Ranch Road 33.
Officials said the truck Edwards was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Curtis Gaston of Big Spring. Gaston's vehicle went into the ditch and turned over.
â€śWater, water everywhere. Nor a drop to drink.â€ť Samuel Taylor Coleridgeâ€™s Â line from the â€śAncient Marinerâ€ť would have been appropriate for a large part of a Town Hall Meeting held at the Hotel Settles Tuesday.
Referred to asâ€śThe best tandem in show business,â€ť State Sen. Kel Seliger and State Rep. Drew Darby â€” Howard County's representatives in the state legislature â€” gave an optimistic recount of the 83rd Legislative session.