Fatal Accident on Highway Six

By: KBTX Staff
By: KBTX Staff

DPS is still investigating an accident on Highway 6 that killed 2 drivers and closed part of the highway for more than 8 hours.
Two tractor semi trailers collided at 4 A-M on Highway six and F-M 21-54
Officials say one truck rear ended the other, causing it to skid into a ditch.
The other truck jackknifed and caught fire, killing the driver inside.
DPS doesn't know how the other driver was killed, but his body was found next to the burned cab.
Officials are trying to determine whether he was ejected or got out and tried to help the other driver.
The two drivers are Clarence Sweed of Washington and Garl Roberts of College Station.

Two people are dead after a two vehicle accident on Highway Six early Wednesday morning.

Department of Public Safety officials report that two 18-wheelers collided just after 4:00am causing an explosion on Highway Six and FM 2154.

Both lanes of Highway Six were closed until noon.

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