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One Killed, One Injured in Morning Accident on Highway 158 in Midland County

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - One person was killed and another person was injured in a morning crash on Highway 158 in Midland County.

DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, 54-year-old Jerry Rigdon was heading west on Highway 158 when a Chevy truck that was heading east tried turning onto WCR 60.

The Chevy slammed into the cab of the truck which caused the cab to roll on its side.

Rigdon passed away a short time later at Midland Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the Chevy, 78-year-old Duane Leache, was also taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with head and back injuries.

According to the crash report, neither of the men were wearing seat belts.

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