MIDLAND, TX. (NEXSTAR) — Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m., Midland Police and Midland Fire responded to the 7200 block of State Highway 349 in Midland after a deadly car accident. Police say a truck was towing a cargo tank and was hit from behind by an Escalade.

The driver of the Escalade was 69-year-old Marvin Leon Summers from Lubbock. Police say he died at the scene. Summers was a candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission.

Investigators said that the truck was in the outside lane and was trying to make a right-hand turn onto a private drive, they believe that’s when the Cadillac, which was going too fast, hit the back of the trailer.

That investigation is ongoing.