1 Killed, 1 Injured in Winkler County Accident

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Winkler County Accident

WINKLER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A Kansas man is dead and another person was injured in an early morning accident in Winkler County.

The accident happened at 5:30 a.m. Friday morning on State Highway 18, just outside of Kermit.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest9, a 2015 GMC Sierra was traveling northbound in the southbound lane and struck a 2014 Ford F-150.

The collision caused the F-150 to overturn.

A passenger in the F-150, Abel Israel Gonzalez, 45, of Garden City, Kansas, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second passenger, Arturo G. Sanchez-Rivera, 37, of Roswell, New Mexico, was taken to Winker County Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.

The drivers of both vehicles weren't injured.