El Paso man involved in fatal accident near Pecos

El Paso News

An El Paso man was involved in a fatal crash Wednesday morning in Reeves County.

The crash happened at about 1:41 a.m. on U.S. 285, about 13 miles south of Orla, Texas.

Jose Chavez, 28, was driving a Kenworth truck tractor, pulling a semi-trailer, and headed south when a northbound Mercedes Benz driven by Boyd D. Andrews, 62, crossed the center stripe.

The Mercedes Benz hit Chavez’ vehicle head on, killing Andrews, who is from Troup, Texas.

Chavez was sent to a local hospital with “non-incapacitating injuries.”

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash further. No other details on the accident are available. 

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