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Two People Killed in Early Morning Accident in Crane County

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NewsWest 9

CRANE COUNTY - Two people are dead following a two vehicle crash in Crane County.

We’re told the accident happened on FM 1233, about 17 miles southeast of Monahans on Monday morning.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2001 Ford F-350, driven by 31-year-old Waylon Varner, was traveling eastbound on FM 1233 when he veered into the westbound lane and collided with a Kenworth Truck and Trailer, driven by 57-year-old John Matthews.

We’re told Waylon Varner, along with 37-year-old Melinda Varner, who was a passenger in the truck, died on the scene.