Two Florida Men Killed in Double Semi-Truck Accident in Texas
WICHITA COUNTY, TX. – According to a news story reported online at texomashomepage.com, two Florida men were killed in a double semi-truck accident in Wichita County, Texas. Two semi-trucks reportedly crashed into each other, and a fire broke out after the collision. Authorities have not yet determined the cause of the accident.*
The accident happened in the early morning on April 24 on Highway 287 in Wichita County. Authorities and Texoma’s Homepage report that two semi-trucks were traveling north on the highway around 2 a.m., when they suddenly crashed into each other. The collision took place near Rifle Range Road.
At this time, authorities have not released information about the cause of the accident. They do not yet know what events led to the two trucks colliding. After the impact, both of the semi-trucks caught on fire.
The driver of one of the trucks was able to escape the cab of the vehicle and sustained minor injuries in the incident, according to Texoma’s Homepage. However, Texoma’s Homepage reports that the two occupants of the other truck did not survive.
The report says one of them was pronounced dead at United Regional, and the other was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The Texas Department of Public Safety identified one of the victims as a 46-year-old man from Ocala, Florida, and the other as a 29-year-old man from Ocala.
The Department of Public safety is still looking into the accident, and at the time of the Texoma’s Homepage report, no further information had been released.
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