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Trucker to be Cited in Fatal 18-Wheeler Crash that Killed Mabank, Texas Motorist


The driver of an 18-wheeler is expected to be cited for causing a fatal crash that tragically killed a motorist from Mabank, Texas on Wednesday afternoon in Kaufman County.

Pickup Truck Trapped Beneath Trailer When 18-Wheeler Crossed its Path

The victim was traveling in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 175, when the 18-wheeler pulled out in front of him, causing his pickup truck to became wedged under the semi’s trailer at the Ashley Road intersection, just north of the Kemp City limits.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the 18-wheeler was traveling eastbound on 175 when it turned onto Ashley Road, into the path of the pickup.

18-Wheeler Driver Was Unlicensed and Will Likely be Cited for Failure to Yield

The 54-year-old pickup truck driver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler will likely be cited or failing to yield to the right of way.

It’s not known if the trucker will face other charges in connection with the September 12th crash. However, the DPS noted that he was unlicensed and did not have a commercial driver’s license to operate the 18-wheeler.

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