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1 dead in Pecos Co. crash

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
PECOS COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported a deadly crash in Pecos County.

April M. Sims, 41, was traveling north on FM 1053 in a 2014 Volkswagen car when she stuck a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer.

The driver of the tractor was identified as David Benavides, 27. 

Authorities reported Sims entered the southbound lane of FM 1053 and Benavides took evasive action in attempt to avoid a collision, swerving into the northbound lane. 

Sims returned to the northbound lane  and struck Benavides head-on. 

Sims died at the scene. No injuries were reported on Benavides.

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