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Head-On Collision in Texas Leaves One Driver Dead in Coryell, Texas

December 16, 2018

CORYELL, TX. – A head-on collision in Coryell, Texas, left one driver dead, according to an online news report from The other driver was seriously injured in the crash.

A Buick was traveling south on FM 116 in Coryell. About one mile south of Bratton Road, the Buick driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed the centerline of the roadway, traveling into the northbound lane. The Buick then collided head-on with a northbound GMC truck. 

The driver of the Buick, 26-year-old Lorenzo Wilson Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the GMC truck, who has not been identified, was transported to Scott & White Hospital with life-threatening injuries. His or her current medical condition is not known. 

It is not yet clear what caused Wilson to lose control of his vehicle, but road conditions might have been a factor. The roads in the area of the crash were wet at the time. Authorities are still investigating and have not yet reported additional information. 

Head-on vehicle collisions represent a small number of the accidents that occur every year in the United States, but they account for a larger percentage of traffic deaths in the country. About 2 percent of all the accidents in the U.S. involve head-on collisions, but these types of accidents cause approximately 10 percent of the nation’s crash-related deaths. Because of the force and nature of these accidents, they lead to more serious injuries and more deaths than many other types of vehicle accidents. 

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