STANTON, Texas -

A 29-year-old Abilene man is dead after a traffic accident in Stanton, according to the Department of Public Safety.

David M. Fruhling was killed in the accident on  I-20 between Big Spring and Midland just before 8 p.m. on July 5.

According to DPS, Fruhling was driving a semi-truck when he failed to control his speed and hit another truck. Fruhling was sent into a ditch and his truck overturned.

He was pronounced dead at 8:55 p.m.

The driver of the other truck from California was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.