Woman killed in rollover crash on Loop 375 near Iron Medics was speeding, police say

Loop 375 Iron Medics crashCourtesy: Luis Peña-Shirokawa

A 43-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Loop 375 near Iron Medics on Friday morning.

The crash happened just before 9:30 a.m.

Investigators said Tessie Mendoza was speeding on Loop 375 when she lost control of her Chevy Tahoe and crossed the median.

The SUV then rolled over. Mendoza was ejected from the vehicle, investigators said.

Mendoza was not wearing a seatbelt, according to investigators.

She was taken to Del Sol Medical Center where she later died.

All lanes on Loop 375 going east were closed for about five hours.

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