Staff ReportNewsWest 9
NEAR KERMIT – A Wink woman is dead following an afternoon accident near Kermit.
The accident happened on Friday on State Highway 302 about seven and a half miles west of Kermit just after 4:30 p.m.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2002 Ford F-150, driven by 42-year-old Gary Edward Vaught, was traveling westbound on State Highway 302 when Vaught lost control of the vehicle and overturned.
A passenger in the vehicle, 41-year-old Misty Lynne Slaughter from Wink, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Vaught was taken to Medical Center Hospital in unknown condition.