Staff ReportNewsWest 9
MIDLAND COUNTY - A car crash took the life of a Midland teenager on Tuesday night.
The accident happened off of Highway 80 and County Road 1140.
Authorities say 16-year-old Caleb Elijah Gamboa pulled out from a stop sign to try and beat oncoming traffic but he didn't make it.
An SUV going 65 miles an hour slammed into his car.
Gamboa died at the scene.
The two passengers in the SUV were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.