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Driver in fatal hit-and-run turns himself in to police

(Source: Midland County Sheriff’s Office) (Source: Midland County Sheriff’s Office)

Brandon Chandler, 29, turned himself into Midland Police Tuesday in relation to a fatal hit and run on 191 from September. 

According to police, Chandler was driving the wrong way on Highway 191, turned onto the median and stopped leaving the tail of his truck sticking out in the lane. 

When Chandler turned himself in, he told police he dropped his phone, left the road, and tried to get back on when he heard a loud bang. After stepping out to check out the sound he saw Efrain Munguia on the ground.

Munguia, 46, struck the back of Chandler's truck while riding his Harley Davidson, he died as a result of the crash.   

Chandler stated he called 911 twice but wasn't able to talk and left the scene.

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