Hockley – 18-Wheeler Crashed on FM 2920, Leaves 1 Dead
Posted on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 at 12:29 pm
A truck driver died after getting involved in a deadly crash on Farm to Market Road 2920, Monday morning.
At around 11:40 a.m., Harris County sheriff officials responded to the 26300 block of FM 2920 after receiving a call reporting a collision. According to the report, a 2010 International truck-tractor with an attached semi-trailer loaded with cars was heading west on the highway when it failed to slow down while approaching slower-moving traffic ahead of it. It struck a Chevrolet Tahoe which prompted a chain-reaction crash involving a stopped Chevrolet Silverado.
The driver of the 18-wheeler truck was pronounced deceased after the vehicle overturned and veered off the roadway. His identification has yet to be released pending notification of his next of kin.
No one else was injured, as per the local news source.
The crash is under investigation.
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