A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for Leon, Milam, and Robertson Counties until 1:00 am Sunday morning. A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. Some storms could be strong to severe. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
One person is dead after an 18-wheeler and car collided in Madison County.
The Department of Public Safety says it happened around noon Friday at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Highway 75 in Madisonville.
Witnesses told DPS the car had stopped at the intersection, then pulled out in front of the 18-wheeler.
The semi pushed the car about 50 yards before coming to a stop.
The driver of the car, a woman from Houston, who's name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
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