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City of Midland News Release

Posted on: June 10, 2015

[ARCHIVED] One deceased in rollover accident

A Midland man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday evening.

Richard Thomas Jr., 28, was pronounced deceased on scene after the Ford Mustang he was a passenger in rolled over multiple times.

Midland Police and Fire Departments responded at approximately 8:15 p.m. to the intersection of Scharbauer Road and Edwards Street. An investigation into the accident revealed the Mustang was traveling westbound on Scharbauer Road when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle lost control, entered the draw and rolled multiple times. The driver received minor injuries but was not transported to the hospital.

Westbound traffic on Scharbauer Road will be temporarily shut down until approximately noon Wednesday while MPD reconstructs the accident scene. Next of kin has been notified and the investigation continues.

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Media Contact: MPD Communications Specialist Geena Martinez

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