Teen Charged in Deadly Accident

MIDLAND - A Midland teen is behind bars after police say he ran a stop sign and killed the driver of a small car early Saturday morning.

Paramedics also rushed one passenger to Midland Memorial Hospital with serious but nonlife threatening injuries. The wreck happened at the intersection of Keith and Liddon in Midland just after midnight.

Police say 17-year-old Shawn Halen Lamond flipped his truck in the accident and took off on foot. Lamond was found inside a nearby home. He's charged with Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the wreck.