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Man Dies in Martin County Crash


Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY -  A man is dead after a wreck early Wednesday morning in Martin County.

36-year-old Patricio Peralta of Levelland was headed north on Highway 349, five miles south of Patricia, when he veered into the southbound lane.

Peralta hit head-on with a freightliner hauling a double trailer.

Peralta died at the scene.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the big rig was not hurt.