Posted: Aug 2, 2010 9:43 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Aug 2, 2010 1:55 PM
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a fiery wrong-way crash killed five people in two vehicles, including four members of a Parker, Colorado family. They've been identified as Robert L. Behn, 45, his wife Lisa G. Behn, 48, their son Jordan, 18 and their daughter Morgan, 15.
DPS spokeswoman Tela Mange said Monday that alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in the wreck involving two SUVs. The accident happened around daybreak Sunday on U.S. 287 about 13 miles east of Vernon, near the Oklahoma border.
DPS identified the wrong-way driver who died as Spencer Earl Risinger Jr., 38, of Wichita Falls.