Fatal accident in Taylor County, Sunday

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March 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Taylor County say one person died and another was injured during a single-vehicle rollover accident Sunday morning, in Lenox.

Photo courtesy the Lenox Police Dept.

According to the Lenox Police Department,21-year old Alexandro Vasques-Guttierez, of Lenox, died after he was ejected from the 2000 Cadillac he was driving when it went out of control, and rolled into a pasture. The accident, which occurred at the corner of Garrettson and Shoenhair, in Lenox,  was reported at around 8:20-a.m.

Officials say a 17-year old passenger was transported to the Corning Hospital where he was treated and released. An investigation determined that both speed and the weather conditions played a role in causing the accident. The investigation was conducted by the Lenox Police Department.