UPTON COUNTY – One man and four other people were injured in a two vehicle accident on Highway 349 on Monday.
The accident happened about 16 miles north of Rankin on Highway 349, just before 4 p.m.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling southbound on Highway 349 and traveled into the northbound lane colliding with a 1998 Freightliner Tractor Trailer.
The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado, 25-year-old Cesar Hernandez Perez of Crane, was killed in the accident and three others, 19-year-old Mario Romero, 39-year-old Jose Flores and 57-year-old Salvador Valencia, all from Crane, were injured in the accident. Romero was taken to Rankin Hospital while Flores and Valencia were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.