Man Dead, Another Injured after Martin County Crash

Martin County, TX (6/23/2021) – A man is dead and another is injured after a Martin County crash on Wednesday.

The accident happened around 4:40 a.m. when a truck-tractor towing a trailer on a private drive failed to yield the right-of-way while on SH 349. The 18-wheeler collided with a truck.

Both drivers were sent to Midland Memorial Hospital. There were identified as Anthony Luna, 27, and Antonio Perez, Jr., 41. 

Perez was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Luna suffered non-incapacitating injuries. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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Source: News West 9

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