One Killed, One Injured in Ward County Accident

One Killed, One Injured in Ward County Accident

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY - A man is dead and another in the hospital after a collision in Ward County.

Just after 3 a.m. Sunday morning, Thomas Gonzales was southbound on Texas Highway 18, about seven miles northeast of Monahans.

Gonzalez had been drinking and drifted into the southbound lane.

He collided with a truck driven by Carlos Arevinas.

Gonzalez was pronounced dead on the scene while Arevinas was airlifted to Medical Center hospital.

Arevinas is listed in serious condition.