DPS investigating fatal accident involving 2 18-wheelers on SH 158

DPS investigating fatal accident involving 2 18-wheelers on SH 158
(Source: Raycom Media)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating an accident that killed one man on State Highway 158 Tuesday.

According to DPS, Ray Reyes, 74, of Big Lake, was towing a semi-trailer in a 2002 Cub Cadet, truck tractor east on SH 158.

Angel Martinez-Munoz, 27, of Mexico, was stopped at the stop sign facing north on Farm-to-Market 1379.

Martinez-Munoz failed to yield the right of way and pulled out into the intersection colliding with Reyes.

Reyes was pronounced dead on scene.

DPS investigating fatal accident involving 2 18-wheelers on SH 158

According to witness on scene, a suspect involved in the wreck fled the scene on foot.

The Glasscock County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed via their Facebook page that the crash did have at least one fatality.

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