Hobbs man dead after 2-vehicle accident in Midland Co.

Hobbs man dead after 2-vehicle accident in Midland Co.

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A two-vehicle accident near State Highway 158 in Midland County has left one Hobbs man dead.

Officers responded to reports of an accident at 2:28 a.m. on May 15.

Robert Calderon, 32 was driving a 2014 Ford F-250 east on State Highway 158 behind a 2000 Peterbilt truck tractor that was towing a semi-trailer.

Calderon was following at a distance behind the other vehicle, but failed to control his speed and struck the rear end of the semi-trailer.

Calderon was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The other driver involved in the crash suffered no injuries.

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