High Speed Crash Claims Another Victim

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS - A fatal high speed crash in Pecos back on July 11th has claimed the life of a second victim.

23-year-old Mike Garcia was a passenger and had remained in the Intensive Care Unit until recently.

He died at an Odessa Hospital from his injuries.

The wreck happened near the intersection of east 3rd and Magnolia.

Police say 22-year-old Joe Angel Hernandez was speeding and went onto the shoulder to pass a car in front of him.

That's when his car went into a side skid, and hit another car head on.

Hernandez died at the scene that night.