1 dead in Mills Co truck tractor crash

STAR, TX - The Department of Public Safety reports one man was killed when he crossed to the wrong side of the road and collided with an 18-wheeler in Mills County.

DPS spokesman Dave Roberts said it happened about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 84 near the community of Star near the Hamilton County Line.

The man who was killed was the driver of a 2000 model Mazda pickup that was going west when it moved into the east bound lanes and collided with a 2004 Peterbilt truck-tractor, semi-trailer rig.

The driver of the Peterbilt was not injured.

The deceased was being withheld Thursday morning pending notification of next of kin.

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