March 22, 2020 Longview Texas. A fatal car accident occurred about 9 miles northwest of Longview early Friday morning March 19th on Texas State Highway 300 near East Mountain. The collision happened when a northbound pickup truck driven by Aaron Barbosa-Valerio (23) crossed into the path of of a southbound SUV driven by Rucker Steven Murry (65). State trooper investigations concluded that Barbosa-Valerio was traveling too fast for the rainy conditions that morning and lost control of his vehicle.
Murry was taken to the Longview Regional Medical Center in serious condition, his passenger Cynthia Browne Murry (66) was pronounced dead at the scene. Barbosa-Valerio was also injured and transported to a local hospital, his condition is unknown.