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Pecos County collision leaves two dead

Department of Public Safety (Source: Texas DPS Website) Department of Public Safety (Source: Texas DPS Website)
COYANOSA, TX (KWES) -

A two vehicle crash near Coyanosa left two dead Thursday according to The Texas Department of Public Safety.

Authorities say a Ford F-350 was going south on FM 1776, when the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The truck then entered the northbound lane of 1776 and hit a car head-on.

The two passengers of the car, Duane Phililps, 82, and Sarah Philips, 83, both of Alpine, were pronounced dead at the scene. Both

The driver Justin Clark, 31, was taken to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa with non-incapacitating injuries.

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