MIDLAND COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Fernando Munoz, of Odessa, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash near Midland on Sunday.
Munoz, 25, was killed in a pickup truck crash south of Midland on Sunday.
According to DPS, troopers responded to County Road 1232 one mile south of Midland at 4:20 a.m. on a reports of a vehicle crash. When they arrived, deputies discovered a Dodge Ram 1500 wrecked.
Officials determined that Munoz’s truck, for unknown reasons, crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. It then entered a culvert causing it to roll over.
Munoz was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the truck was traveling south on CR 1232. According to DPS, the truck left the roadway and rolled, reports CBS7.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Midland is a city in western Texas. Part of the Permian Basin area, it’s an oil industry center. At the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, interactive exhibits detail the history of local oil exploration and include Boom Town, a replica 1930s oil town with a land office and general store. Dating from 1939, the George W. Bush Childhood Home has been restored to its 1950s state, when the 43rd president lived there – wikipedia.