Longview man who died in Upshur County wreck on Monday identified


The Longview man who died in an Upshur County wreck has been identified.

Emergency crews responded to a wreck on U.S. Highway 259 near Diana at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Department of Public Safety.

A 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was travelling south at an unsafe speed for the wet roadway and lost control, skidding off the road and striking several trees.

Marco Arcos-Martinez, 25, of Longview, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

- Cory McCoy


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