Fatal crash on SH 349, 16 miles south of Midland

Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 4:02 PM CST
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MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (KOSA) - According to Texas DPS, there was a fatal crash in Midland County at 7:32am on January 21, 2023.

The crash occurred on SH 349, 16 miles south of Midland.

The investigation revealed that William Edward Jansen, 66, was driving a trailer in a private drive just west of SH 349.

Colton Allen Turner, 22, was traveling southbound on SH 349.

Jansen failed to yield right of way from a private drive and entered SH 349 making a left turn, northbound, resulting in a collision with Turner.

Turner was pronounced dead at the scene by Midland EMS.