Elderly Couple Killed in Rush Hour Traffic Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - An elderly couple is dead after rush hour wreck Friday morning in Midland.

It happened a little after 8:30 in the 3200 block of Midkiff, right in front of H-E-B.  

According to police, a northbound car, driven by 77-year-old Geraldine Stroud, turned left into a south bound pick-up truck.

Both Geraldine and her passenger, 82-year-old Julian Stroud were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital where they later died.  

The driver of the truck was not hurt.  

Police tell us this is the third fatalty accident in Midland of 2008.