Abilene man, 65, killed in head-on, Castro County collision

ABILENE, Texas - A 65-year-old Abilene man died Tuesday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 385 in Castro County, roughly about five miles south of Hereford.

Larry Mack Condra was killed when the 2010 Chevrolet Suburban he was driving crossed the center line and was struck by a 2004 Freightliner driven by Octavaino Cortinaz, 53, of Lubbock, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Condra's vehicle was traveling north on U.S Highway 385, while Cortinaz was driving south in the Freightliner, which was towing a 1999 Walker trailer, a DPS release said.

The accident reportedly occurred about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Condra's body was taken to Colonial Funeral Home in Dimmitt.

Cortinaz was taken to Hereford Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and released, DPS said.

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