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City of Midland News Release

Posted on: December 22, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Alert: MPD investigating fatal accident on FM 1788

Midland police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Monday morning on FM 1788 south of Highway 191.

A preliminary investigation shows a semi hauling a trailer was angled perpendicular on FM 1788 while attempting to reverse into a business. For unknown reasons, a Honda vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 191 crashed into the trailer, passing underneath. The driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased on scene.

Traffic on FM 1788 has been reduced to one lane with southbound and northbound traffic alternating use of the road. These lane closures will remain in effect for approximately the next three hours while MPD conducts their investigation.

The identification of the driver will be released pending notification of next of kin.


Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Bustilloz

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