Man Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 6 in Shackleford County

Man Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 6 in Shackleford County

Man Killed in Shackleford County Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 6 

Shackleford County, Texas – A man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a semi-truck in Shackleford County, according to the authorities.

The fatal crash happened just before 4:00 p.m., February 21, on Highway 6 between Albany and Moran.

Authorities said the man was driving an SUV when he collided with a semi-truck that was hauling rocks.

The SUV caught fire on impact and started a grass fire along the highway.

The SUV driver was killed in the crash. His name has not been released.

The semi-truck driver was uninjured in the crash.

The highway was closed from County Road 122 to 137.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, bicycle, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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