ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A 25-year-old Welch man was killed following a crash Wednesday in Ector County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Troopers were called to the crash around 4:50 a.m. Wednesday morning on Interstate 20, about nine miles west of Odessa.
While investigating, officers learned the driver of a Volkswagen Passat, Brandon Contreras, failed to control his speed and collided with a semi-truck, according to the report.
Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash and officials say no other injuries were reported.
Here is a look at the fatal crashes reported so far in 2019.