1 Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on I-20 in Kaufman County

1 Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on I-20 in Kaufman County

One Killed in Kaufman County Semi-Truck Crash on Interstate 20 near CR 130

Kaufman County, Texas (May 28, 2023) – One person was killed Friday afternoon in a semi-truck crash in Kaufman County, according to the police.

The fatal crash happened around 3:15 p.m., May 26, on I-20 near County Road 130, west of Terrell.

Police said a westbound semi-truck had stopped due to a previous crash. Due to the heavy traffic, a truck struck a pick-up truck hauling a trailer. While the vehicles were stopped, a second truck-tractor collided into the first one.

The driver of the second semi-truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s identity has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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