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NEAR GREENWOOD – A Midland man is dead following a morning accident near Greenwood.
The accident happened at the intersection of East County Road 120 and North County Road 1050 about four miles southeast of Greenwood just before 5 a.m.
We're told a 2005 Freightliner was traveling southbound on South County Road 1050 when the vehicle disregarded a stop sign at the intersection.
Officials say the vehicle continued across the intersection into a barrow ditch, hit a cattle guard fence, drove through a field, hit a dirt mound and went airborne.
The driver, 31 year old Jonatan Hernandez, of Midland, was killed in the accident.
We're told Hernandez was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.