Victim of deadly crash on Tuesday in Highway 191 identified

MIDLAND, Tx (KOSA) -- The victim of a fatal crash that happened on the afternoon of Tuesday March 12th on Highway 191 has been identified.

The Midland Police Department responded on the westbound side of SH 191 near Avalon Drive in reference to a major accident. When they arrived, they saw a single vehicle, a Ford Ranger with extensive damage.

The vehicle was traveling westbound when the driver lost control as they attempted to avoid another vehicle that pulled in front of it.

A witness noticed that he saw the vehicle rolling over several times before stopping on the north service road.

The passenger, 21-year-old Jessica Landa-Hernandez, from El Paso, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.