2 Killed, 1 Injured in Winkler County Accident

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Winkler County Accident

WINKLER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Two people are dead and another is recovering following a weekend accident in Winkler County.

The accident happened on Saturday night on State Highway 302, about 14 miles east of Kermit.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest9, a 2012 Chrysler 200 was traveling west on Highway 302 when the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and crashed head-on with a 1998 Honda Accord.

The driver of the Chrysler, Howard Phillips, 60, of Odessa and the driver of the Accord, Rodolfo Saldana, 30 of Dalton, Georgia, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger of the Chrysler, Jesse Phillips, 32, of Kermit, was taken to Medical Center Hospital in unknown condition.

The accident is still under investigation.