Scott County Car Accident Leaves One Man DeadPosted on Mar 09, 2010
According to the sheriff’s office, the victim was found unconscious inside his 1989 Ford Crown Victoria at approximately 8:30 PM. The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Mario Licea. He was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.
Officials believe that Licea was the only occupant in the car at the time of the accident. Scott County Fire and Rescue were required to use special equipment to cut him out of the vehicle. It was reported that Licea was wearing a seat belt.
The fatal Scott County accident is still under investigation by local authorities. It is unclear whether any other vehicles were involved in the wreck. Officials have reported that they believe that alcohol was a contributing factor resulting in the car accident.
This is an unfortunate accident that claimed the life of Mr. Licea. Our thoughts and condolences go out to all of those who have been impacted by this tragedy.