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NEW DETAILS: Motorcyclist Dies After Accident in Midland

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Midland on Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened in the 2100 block of South Rankin Highway just after 5 p.m.

Midland Police tell NewsWest 9, a Ford F-150 pickup, traveling northbound on Rankin Highway, was making a left turn into a parking lot when it turned into the path of a Kawasaki motorcycle, driven by 24-year-old Gilardo Vargas, then the two vehicles collided.

Vargas was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The people in the pickup truck were not injured.

We're told that no charges have been filed as the investigation in ongoing.