Midland Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Officials in Midland are investigating after a fatal motorcycle accident on Friday night.

According to police, the accident occurred at the intersection of Garfield and Whitmire around 8:00p.m. on Friday night.

Midland Police tell NewsWest 9 that 32-year-old James Cortez of Midland was traveling eastbound on Whitmire at a high rate of speed, blew through the stop sign at Garfield hitting a BMW turning on to Whitmire.

Cortez was killed on impact.

He was not wearing a helmet.

No other injuries have been reported.