Texas DPS identifies crane driver killed in crash on Highway 16 in Atascosa County

Texas DPS: Crane driven by 60-year-old Domingo Mendoza of Alice, TX struck by truck

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:13:10 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2012 03:37:44 AM CDT

The crane driver killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Atascosa County has been identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety as 60-year-old Domingo Mendoza of Alice, TX.

DPS officials say Mendoza was driving a crane south of Jourdanton at the intersection of Highway 16 and FM 140 when the crane was struck by a truck.

Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was taken to a hospital in fair condition. DPS officials said the crash remains under investigation.