DPS identifies Odessa man killed in Loop 250 wreck

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man who died in a fiery rollover wreck in Midland on Monday as an Odessa man.

Habtom G. Tekle, 34, died at the scene of the wreck that was reported just before 11 p.m. Monday on State Loop 250, less than a half-mile south of Midland, a DPS report stated. Tekle was driving a 2012 Freightliner towing a tanker-trailer when the wreck occurred.

The report stated Tekle was driving at an unsafe speed on south on Loop 250 when he approached a curve in the roadway, lost control and rolled.