Midland Teacher Killed in Accident Near Midland International Airport

MIDLAND COUNTY - A person was killed in a accident on Interstate 20 in Midland County.

Details are still scarce, but the collision shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 not far from FM 1788.

At least three vehicles were involved in the wreck. An 18-wheeler flipped on its side and a pick-up drove right into the trailer.

NewsWest 9 has learned that Alamo Junior High School Teacher Mayra Valverde, who taught AVID and ESL, was killed in the accident.

All traffic on eastbound Interstate 20 had to be redirected to the access road from FM 1788 to Loop 250.