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18-Wheeler Wreck Near Midland, Texas Tragically Kills Two Motorists


Two Texas motorists were tragically killed this past weekend, when the Nissan Versa in which they were travelling was involved in a collision with an 18-wheeler near Midland.

Nissan Versa Collided with Back of 18-Wheeler

The wreck occurred around 3:50 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017, when a tractor-trailer travelling west on State Highway 158, slowed to make a right turn. The 2013 Nissan Versa collided with the back of the rig.

The driver of the Nissan, 24-year-old Orlando F. Oviedo of Rio Grande City, and his passenger, 24-year-old Diego Pena of Roma, were killed in the crash.

The 18-wheeler driver was not injured.

41 Fatalities on Midland County Roads This Year

The deaths of Oviedo and Pena marked the 40th and 41st traffic-related fatalities in  Midland County’s this year.

According to the Reporter-Telegram, the year stand’s as Midland’s deadliest since 2014, when 44 people were killed in 18-wheeler crashes and other motor vehicle accidents on the county’s roads and highways.

Eighteen people died in Midland County traffic accidents in 2016, while 30 died in 2015.

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