Name released in Lexington high speed accident|
Authorities have released the name of a Lexington man who was killed when his vehicle was struck by a pickup being chased by a state trooper. Dawson County Attorney Elizabeth Waterman identified the victim as 68-year-old Ruben Maravilla-Cortes of Lexington. He was pronounced dead early Tuesday morning at the scene along U.S. Highway 283 in Lexington. 22-year-old Destry Swartz, of Kansas is charged with vehicular homicide while driving drunk and four other charges. Swartz remains in custody pending $500,000 bail.