Midland man killed in crash Wednesday

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MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – An 88-year-old Midland man was killed following a crash in Midland County Wednesday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Troopers were called to the crash around 12:54 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on State Highway 349 just south of Midland.

While investigating, troopers learned Billy Avance was exiting a private drive and failed to yield the right of way, colliding with a pickup, the report reads.

Avance was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital and was later pronounced dead by medical personnel, according to DPS officials.

The driver of the pickup, Juana Villa, and a passenger, Yasmine Lozano, also sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash and were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.

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