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Man Killed in Afternoon Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - One man is dead following an afternoon accident in Midland County on Saturday.

The accident happened on State Highway 158, 11 miles east of Midland just before 5 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2000 Kawk, driven by 48-year-old John Randall Cox, was traveling westbound on Highway 158 when a big rig, which was parked off the road, attempted to make a U-turn in front of Cox's vehicle.

That's when the vehicle Cox was driving collided with the trailer the big rig was carrying.

Cox was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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