Victim identified in overnight car wreck

A passenger and pedestrian were also injured in the accident

Victim identified in overnight car wreck

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - UPDATE: WFPD has identified the victim as a 22-year-old Adam Wailes.

The accident happened in the 1600 block of Midwestern Parkway around at 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to police, Wailes was driving west when he lost control of his truck and struck a pedestrian.

The truck then continued sliding sideways and hit a tree on the driver’s side near the Champions Court area.

Wailes died at the scene.

A passenger in the truck was also injured.

She and the pedestrian were taken to United Regional with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, but it’s believed that wet road conditions may have played a role in the accident.


Fatal crash in WF

One person is dead after an overnight crash in Wichita Falls.

It happened at the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Champions Court just after 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Wichita Falls police say the truck hit a tree.

An area of Midwestern Parkway was partially blocked off during the night as they re-routed drivers until the wreck could be cleared.

Police say two other people were sent to United Regional with unknown injuries.

Police are investigating if weather played a part in the accident.

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