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Fatal Texas Truck Accident Ends In Fiery Crash On Highway 36

A Texas truck driver was killed in a fiery crash outside Temple after, according to investigators;, the driver was blinded by the setting sun on Highway 36. The driver collided with safety barriers before hitting a guardrail. The truck caught fire and the driver, 69-year-old Lee Meeks of Pampa, was unable to escape from the cab of the semi-truck; he died at the scene of the fatal truck accident.

Semi-Truck Collides With Good Samaritans, Kills Off-Duty Officer

An I-10 semi-crash claimed the life of a Pasadena police officer back in April who, along with a colleague, had stopped to assist the victims of a prior car accident. The driver of the 18-wheeler slammed into the parked cars of several who stopped to render aid to the victims of the first crash involving a U-Haul trailer pulled by a Honda Fit and a Chevy Silverado. According to one witness, the truck driver never hit the brakes until barreling into the parked cars.

Two Tires Separate From Truck, Killing Two Texas Teens

Two teens were killed in a fatal truck accident on I-40 when the dual wheels of the semi broke free and collided with the Jeep in which the teens were traveling. There were four teens in the Jeep at the time of the truck accident; the driver was in critical condition but the fourth did not suffer serious injuries.

Three Vehicle Crash Fatal For One, Causes Serious Injury To Another

Two semi-trucks and one pickup truck crashed near Highway 97 and Highway 72 in La Salle County yesterday. The fatal truck crash killed one driver and left another suffering serious injuries. Surprisingly, the two people in the pickup were the ones who were able to walk away from the crash.

Man Killed In Rear-End Crash Off Sam Houston Parkway

Broken down and waiting for help on a feeder road to the Sam Houston Parkway, a man sitting in his disabled Jeep was fatally injured when a tow truck rear-ended his vehicle. Initial reports say the man was to the far right of the road, but do not indicate if he was stalled in a traffic lane or on the road's shoulder.

Runaway Semi Truck Kills 4 On I-20 In Central Texas

A truck driver from Denton, Texas lost control of his big rig on I-20 earlier this week, passing over a concrete divider, rolled over and hit at least two passenger vehicles before coming to a stop in the ditch. The truck driver, 22-year-old Edward Hallahan was driving a 2006 International Truck at the time of the fatal truck accident; he was taken to a Fort Worth hospital for treatment.

Fatal Head-On Collision Of Two Trucks Ignites Fire On U.S. 277

A man from Texas and another from Oklahoma were killed in a fatal truck crash southwest of Wichita Falls on U.S. 277. Investigators believe that Jerry Jones of Noble, Oklahoma, veered into the path of an oncoming truck, causing a fatal head-on collision that resulted in an explosive fire.

South Texas Oil & Gas Boom Leads To More Traffic Fatalities

Seventy-one more people were killed on South Texas roadways in 2012 than in 2011. The majority of those who were involved in a fatal accident were men driving between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m., presumably traveling to or from work.

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