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Newswest 9 | Midland, Texas | newswest9.com

Woman killed in crash near Horseshoe Arena in Midland identified

The driver and passenger of a Mustang were taken to the hospital, where the passenger died.
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MIDLAND, Texas — One woman is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Midland.

Police responded to the 1800 block of S. Garfield Street Monday morning.

Veronica Felon, 47, was a passenger of a Ford Mustang. Both she and the driver were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room.

Investigators found the Mustang had been traveling north on Garfield when the vehicle turned sharply into the southbound lane.

According to police, the Mustang then spun out of control and collided with a Chevrolet pickup.

The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and the driver of the Mustang sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Felon died as a result of her injuries.

Next of kin has been notified and the investigation is still ongoing.

The Midland Police Department responded to a call about a crash near the Midland Horseshoe Arena on Monday morning.

The northbound lanes and southbound lanes are currently closed on Garfield St. and north of the Horseshoe to Francis.

It is unknown at this time how many vehicles were involved or if there were any injuries.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area and take an alternate route.

Updates will be provided as they become available.