MARTIN COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A Lamesa, Texas, man is dead following a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck.
The accident happened last week at the intersection of FM 829 and County Road 3100, 10 miles northwest of Stanton
DPS Troopers said an 18-wheeler was traveling west of County Road 3100 when the driver disregarded a stop sign and a 2011 Chevrolet pickup hit a trailer the 18-wheeler was towing.
The driver of the Chevrolet pickup, Christopher Cortz, 27, of Lamesa, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler wasn't injured.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.