Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
EL PASO (November 11, 2010)--Three Texas game wardens were recovering Thursday after their plane crashed as they looked for poachers in a remote area near El Paso.
University Medical Center of El Paso supervisor Debbie Harp said wardens Hallie Dacy, A.J. Smith and Kenneth Zuber were hospitalized Thursday in stable condition.
Harp said they all suffered non-life threatening injuries the crash Wednesday.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department spokesman Mike Cox said the game wardens were looking for people who illegally hunt mule deer and aoudad and had spotted a suspicious vehicle.
The plane in which they three were flying was turning when it crashed into the Franklin Mountains.
The single-engine Partenavia P68 Observer crashed around 11 a.m. Wednesday just across the New Mexico border.
Cox says the cause of the crash is under investigation.
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