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Bryan– Man killed in crash near 17th Street

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 10:57 am    

A fatal car accident took the life of a man on Sunday, according to the police.

Initial reports say that at around 3:40 p.m, a small pick-up truck was driving along Texas 21 near 17th Street when it crashed into an 18-wheeler truck that was heading east. Initial reports say that the pick-up truck was not able to give way to the oncoming truck resulting in a deadly collision.

The driver of the small pickup truck was only identified as a 79-year-old man. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler truck did not sustain any injuries.

Investigators arrived at the scene to determine what caused the accident. No arrest has been made.

Vehicle Collisions in the US

Car accidents in the United States are on the rise. Despite efforts on educating the people on how to practice safe driving, statistics show that the country is not making progress in combating this problem.

What do you do to prevent car collisions? While it is almost impossible for us to completely avoid an accident, the best way to do it is by asking yourself a few questions before hitting the road. Are you mentally and physically fit to drive? Is there something that’s keeping your focus off the road?

Aside from doing a self-assessment, you also need to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top condition.  Did you check your breaks? What’s that weird engine noise? Considering these will prevent you from an unexpected vehicle breakdown or any unfortunate event that might get you into trouble.

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