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Upton County – Truck Collision on State Highway 349 Leaves 1 Dead

Posted on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 6:47 am    

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are conducting an investigation about a vehicle accident on State Highway 349 that caused the death of one person, last Friday.

According to the report, the incident took place on Texas 349 just after 1:00 p.m. How the crash actually happened remains unclear at this time but police said one semi-truck crashed into another truck when it was attempting to turn onto a private driveway. The impact of the crash seriously injured the driver of the semi-truck that was heading towards the driveway. He later succumbed to his injuries, as per local paramedics.

The fatality was identified as 51-year-old Juan Martinez.

Meanwhile, the driver of the second semi-truck was hospitalized due to the injuries sustained from the crash. His condition was not immediately disclosed but paramedics said his injuries were considered non-life threatening.

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