HOWARD COUNTY – Two people are dead after a weekend accident in Howard County.
We're told the accident happened on Interstate 20 near mile marker 170 on Sunday morning around 11:30 a.m.
DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, a 2009 Ford F-150, driven by Victor Paulk, was traveling west on Interstate 20 when the truck lost control while trying to navigate a turn on the Interstate. Paulk then traveled across the center median and hit a 2000 Ford Escape traveling eastbound on the Interstate.
The two people in the Escape, 51-year-old Cordell Hale of Arlington, Texas, and 53-year-old David Allardyce III from Concord, California, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Paulk was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital with injuries.