Kevin Alexander Perez-Viera Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 302 in Winkler County, TX
Winkler County, TX — August 31, 2023, Kevin Perez-Viera was killed in a collision with a semi-truck around 1:30 a.m. near the Texas-New Mexico state border on Hwy. 302 in Winkler County.
Authorities report Mr. Perez-Viera's Chevrolet Camaro and a Freightliner tractor-trailer were traveling west on Hwy. 302 when the Camaro allegedly collided with the rear of the Freightliner's trailer.
The exact crash location is unclear; most sources agree the crash occurred in Wrinkler County with a few news articles specifying the crash occurred one mile to the east of Kermit, TX.
The impact reportedly forced the Camaro into a rollover accident.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Kevin Alexander Perez-Viera, 23, was taken to a Wrinkler County Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. However, some sources report he passed in Jal, NM and other articles say Hobbs, NM.
The semi-truck driver was reportedly uninjured.
A more detailed investigation report has not been released.