Northeast Tarrant

3 identified in fatal Hurst crash

Hurst emergency crews respond to the scene of a fatal accident at Loop 820 southbound in Hurst, TX on May 23, 2015. Investigators believe the rain-slick highway caused the vehicle to flip, killing two women and one man.
Hurst emergency crews respond to the scene of a fatal accident at Loop 820 southbound in Hurst, TX on May 23, 2015. Investigators believe the rain-slick highway caused the vehicle to flip, killing two women and one man. Star-Telegram

Three people killed Saturday when their vehicle flipped over on a rain-slick freeway have been identified.

Police said the driver lost control of a Toyota Tacoma, which hit a bridge railing on Loop 820 and Texas 121. The vehicle flipped over a rail and landed on a concrete embankment.

The driver was identified late Wednesday as Salvadore Arvizu, 37. He died of head injuries at 12:03 p.m.

Passenger Alicia Perez, 45, died of a traumatic brain injury, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, and passenger Juana Rivera, 80, died of blunt-force trauma.

All three were wearing seat belts, police said. — Monica S. Nagy

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