Houston area woman dies in Spain tragedy

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


Santiago de Compostela, Spain –The tragic train derailment in Spain has claimed another life and this time it`s hitting close to home. Myrta Fariza, a Clear Lake resident passed away Sunday morning after sustaining serious head wounds in the crash. Myrta and her husband Robert were traveling in car number-seven when the speeding train took a curve too fast. Robert escaped with minor injuries. The couple had been in Rome just before the accident for their daughter’s wedding. The driver of the train who has admitted to going 120 miles per hour, in a 50 mile speed zone has been charged with 70 counts of negligent homicide.

Latest Weather Forecast

More Weather
More Remarkable Women



More Morning Dose