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Two El Paso men killed, 3 contractors injured in accident on I-10 in Culberson Co.

Photo of the scene (Source: Culberson County Sheriff's Office) Photo of the scene (Source: Culberson County Sheriff's Office)
CULBERSON COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

Two El Paso men are dead following an accident on Interstate 10 in Culberson County.

The accident happened about 12 miles east of Van Horn on Monday. 

The Culberson County Sheriff's Office said an 18-wheeler traveling westbound hit a stationary Texas Department of Transportation contractor crew repairing the highway.

Three additional contractors were airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, a 24-year-old man from Florida, was also taken to an El Paso hospital.

The identities of the victims have not been released by authorities.

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