ANDREWS COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Troy Gonzales, 32, of Odessa, is dead following an accident on State Highway 128, 17 miles east of Jal, New Mexico.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Gonzales was towing a semi-trailer loaded with pipe behind a truck tractor headed west on SH 128 when he failed to make a curve.

Gonzales attempted to come to an abrupt stop causing the pipes loaded on the trailer to shift, and pass through the cab of the truck.