Florida truck driver dies in Ector County crash


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ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- A Florida man has died following a crash Sunday in Ector County. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Leosbel Hernandez, 52, of Miami, Florida, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Around 3:37 p.m. on October 3, DPS troopers responded to State Highway 302 and FM 866, nine miles west of Odessa. Investigators said Hernandez was driving a semi-truck east on SH 302 and was hit when the driver of another semi-truck heading south on FM 866 failed to yield the right of way at the intersection. 

The driver of the other truck was uninjured in the crash. 

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