Midland Man Killed in Morning Accident

Photo by Chris Velasquez
Photo by Chris Velasquez

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A fiery crash on Highway 80 near the airport claimed the life of a Midland man.      

Authorities were called out to Highway 80 and FM 1788 around 9:30 Wednesday morning.

Police tell NewsWest 9, 59-year-old Floyd Duncan was driving east on the Highway 80 service road, when he collided with two pillars on the FM 1788 overpass.

The truck traveled for a short distance before coming to a stop, and then it caught fire.

People who saw the crash stopped and worked quickly to put out the flames. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.