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DPS identifies Pecos man killed in Ward County crash

Published: Oct. 11, 2021 at 11:19 AM CDT
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WARD COUNTY, Texas (KOSA) - One person was killed in a crash in Ward County on Saturday.

The victim has been identified as Aron Lara, 20, of Pecos.

According to DPS, the crash happened along I-20 five miles west of Pyote at 3:14 a.m.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that Lara was traveling west on the interstate when he crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler. He died at the scene.

DPS says that Lara was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

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