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2012-12-27

Medina man injured in 2828 wreck

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

A Medina man was transported to University Hospital in San Antonio via Bandera County EMS early Wednesday morning, Dec. 19, following a one-vehicle roll-over on FM 2828.
According to DPS reports, Justin Robert DeLeon-Ofsow, 20, was traveling north on 2828 toward Highway 173 in a Dodge Ram pickup.
The reports indicate DeLeon-Ofsow was traveling at an unsafe speed for road conditions. When he leaned over to light a cigarette, he crossed the double yellow lines, went into the road ditch, hit a wall and flipped a couple of times.
DeLeon was trapped inside the vehicle and was freed by firefighters with the Bandera VFD.
Also on the scene were Bandera County Sheriff's Office deputies.
The accident occurred around 6:15 am.