Midland, TX – Billy Avance Killed In Collision On Rankin Highway
Midland, TX (August 22, 2019) – Just after 12:30 p.m. on August 21, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Rankin Highway (State Highway 349) near West County Road 114.
According to reports, 88-year-old Billy Avance was exiting a parking lot in a 2006 Honda CRV when the vehicle was struck by a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado traveling north along the roadway.
Avance was seriously injured in the collision and transported to an area hospital for treatment. Authorities later confirmed that Avance succumbed to his injuries.
Two occupants in the Silverado were also injured and transported to Midland Memorial Hospital for treatment.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Billy Avance. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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