Two Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into West Texas Library


MIDLAND, TX – Two young adults were killed on Sunday morning after they crashed into a structure at the Midland County Public Library.

According to the Midland Police Department, on Nov. 13 at around 3 a.m., officers with the Midland Police Department were dispatched to the Midland Public Library on the 200 block of W. Front St. for the report of a major crash.

When they arrived, the officers discovered a Ford Taurus that had crashed into a concrete structure in the library's parking lot.

The driver, Ricardo Leyva, Jr., 25, of Midland, was pronounced dead on the scene. The passenger in the vehicle, Danel Levya, 18, of Midland, was taken to the hospital but died later in the hospital.

There is no word on why the crash occurred.

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