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One Killed, Three Injured in Morning Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

UPTON COUNTY – A Midkiff man is dead and three others were injured following a morning accident in Upton County.

The accident happened on Highway 349, about 20 miles north of Rankin just before 7:30 a.m. Friday morning.

DPS Troopers tells NewsWest 9, a 2011 Ford F-350 was traveling behind a truck tractor semi-trailer.

As the Ford F-350 attempted to pass the truck tractor semi-trailer, a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was turning east onto FM 2401 and that's when the F-350 hit the Silverado at the intersection of Highway 349 and FM 2401.

The driver of the F-350, 61-year-old Pedro Garcia-Martinez, was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he later died. A passenger in the F-350, Maria D. Garcia was treated and released.

The driver of the Silverado, 70-year-old Francisco Ramirez-Soto, and a passenger in the vehicle, 55-year-old Jose Mario Salguero-Sanchez, were both treated and released.
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