Shortly after 6 a.m., a 1998 Kenworth truck, driven by Alejandro Arizpe, pulling a flatbed trailer was struck by a 1998 GMC pickup driven by Tommy "Tray" Vickery III.
The truck and trailer was turning left onto State Highway 239 when leaving a truck yard at the time of the accident.
The pickup struck the right side of the trailer close to the rear wheels.
Vickery was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Justice of the Peace Hilda Castro.
The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation but it is believed the morning fog was a contributing factor.
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