SAN SABA COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Richard Blair Harris, of Brownwood, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Friday double-fatal vehicle crash in San Saba County.

Harris, 65, was killed along with 52-year-old Eugenio Botello Perez, of San Saba, Friday evening.


According to reports, Harris was operating a Dodge Ram pickup towing a trailer on FM-45 near Richland Springs, when for unknown reasons, a Chevrolet pickup operated by Perez, crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 4 p.m. Friday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with Harris’ Dodge.

Both drivers were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries suffered in the wreck.

A 23-year-old passenger in the Dodge was injured and treated at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: San Saba County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in western Central Texas, United States. As of the 2020 census, its population was 5,730. Its county seat is San Saba. The county is named after the San Saba River, which flows through the county – wikipedia.