UPDATE: Man Killed in Andrews County Wreck

Staff Report
NewsWest 9


ANDREWS - One man is dead following a wreck near the Andrews/Martin County lines.

Andrews County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9 that an 18 wheeler, belonging to Key Energy Services, was headed west on 176, when the driver tried to make a right turn onto NE County Road 100.

That's when the driver of a pick-up slammed into the trailer being hauled by the 18 wheeler causing him to spin off and strike a van that was headed east on 176.

The passenger of the pick-up, 20-year-old Zachary Shephard from Sweetwater, was killed.

The driver of the pick-up a 33-year-old male was transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock. The 44-year-old-male in the van was taken to Medical Center Hospital. The driver of the semi was taken to Medical Center Hospital with minor injuries.