Conlin Small, a senior at O’Donnell High School was pronounced dead at the scene of a one vehicle accident on Saturday morning at 1:20 a.m.
The following is the official DPS investigation report:
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 1 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 03/20/2021 & 1:20 AM
Location: FM 2370, 2 miles south of O’Donnell, TX
Posted Speed Limit: 75 mph
Vehicle 1: 2004, GMC, Sierra
Driver 1: Deceased
Conlin G. Small, male, 17 YOA, of O’Donnell, TX
Pronounced by: J.P. Larry Duck, on scene.
Vela Zaih, male, 18 YOA, of O’Donnell, TX
Non-incapacitating injuries, transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX.
Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was traveling north on FM 2370. Vehicle 1 left the roadway, overcorrected and rolled.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Jonathan Medelin, DPS Lamesa
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
(Feature photo courtesy of Donovan Martin. Number 7 is Conlin Small.)