UPTON COUNTY - We're learning more about the Upton County deputy that was killed in a tragic accident on Friday.
44-year-old Deputy Michael Smith was killed in the wreck. He served on the force for two and a half years.
We're told he leaves behind a wife, three sons and a daughter.
The wreck took place on Highway 349, near Rankin.
Right now, there are not a lot of details.
Viewers tell NewsWest 9, Smith was on his way to assist with a fire when an 18-wheeler hit him head on.
Highway 349 has since re-opened.