Welch woman dies after Saturday head-on collision - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Welch woman dies after Saturday head-on collision

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Source: Lamesa Press Reporter Source: Lamesa Press Reporter

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - One person from Welch dies after a head-on collision Saturday morning north of Lamesa.

According to Midland DPS, 55-year-old Carmelita Vela Gaitan of Welch was southbound on Highway 137. A pickup headed southbound on Highway 137, driven by Tanner Ray Osborn, 24 of Levelland, drove into Gaitan's lane of traffic and collided with her head-on. 

The accident happened at 7:25 a.m. Saturday.  Speed limit in the area was 70 mph.  Osborn was taken to Medical Arts Hospital in Lamesa with broken legs. Gaitan died at the scene of the accident.

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