MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - DPS responded to a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning about 7 miles west of Midland.
According to DPS, a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Cody B. Lewis, 28, was traveling east on West County Road 100.
DPS said the driver lost control, left the road and he and passenger Rachel E. Smalling, 28, were thrown from the motorcycle.
Further investigation revealed that both the driver and passenger weren't wearing helmets.
According to authorities, the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with injuries.