Child killed, others injured in Midland County crash


MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) A young girl was killed and others were injured following a crash in Midland County earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Troopers were called to the crash around 5:40 p.m. Monday in the area of FM 1379 and East County Road 120, about 13 miles east of Midland.

While investigating, troopers learned the driver of a Jeep Wrangler, Teffoni Phillips, failed to yield a stop sign at the intersection and collided with a semi-truck, according to the report.

Phillips, along with two children, were all injured in the crash.

Officials say Phillips and one of the children were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries.

Meanwhile, the second child was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock and was later pronounced dead by medical personnel, the report reads.

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