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Monahans Man Killed in Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY – A Monahans man is dead following an evening accident last week in Ward County.

The accident happened on 36th Street about two miles southwest of Monahans on Wednesday evening.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2009 Harley Davidson, driven by 24-year-old Kelton Thomas Mitchell, was traveling eastbound on 36th Street when a 1994 Chevrolet hit the motorcycle from behind at a high rate of speed.

The impact caused Mitchell to be ejected from the vehicle.

The driver of the Chevrolet fled the scene.

Mitchell was pronounced dead about an hour later.

No other information about the accident has been released.

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