ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - One man is dead and two people were injured in an accident involving an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck in Ector County.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the pickup was driving south on South Loop 338 when it struck the front of the truck tractor pulling a semi-trailer.
The driver of the pickup truck, Marvin Sandoval, 33, of Crane was pronounced dead at the scene. Sandoval's passenger, a 7 year old girl was taken to a Lubbock hospital.
The driver of the truck tractor, Francisco Vidalez, 63, of Odessa was taken to the hospital in Odessa.