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Weather to Blame For Fatal Accident in Big Spring

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BIG SPRING - It was day two of rain-soaked roads across West Texas and those slick roads caused a mess.

In Big Spring, a woman was killed in a crash that's being blamed on the weather.

The accident happened on Highway 176.

Police say the woman's truck hit standing water while she was trying to pass another vehicle.

The water caused her to lose control and flip her truck.

She was not wearing her seatbelt and was thrown out.

Three others in the vehicle survived.

Police say they were buckled up.