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Man Dies After Accident on Highway 21 West Friday Night


One person has died in an accident we first told you about Friday night.

Department of Public Safety Troopers have confirmed 19-year-old Jacob Eli Weise of College Station was killed after the 2005 Dodge Pickup Truck he was driving was struck by an 18-wheeler.

The accident happened around 8:30 Friday night on Highway 21 West in Brazos County near the Burleson County line.

Troopers say Weise was traveling on F-M 50 and pulled out in front of a Baker Hughes Oilfield Services 18-wheeler that was heading east on Highway 21 toward Bryan.

Weise was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan as was his passenger, 19-year-old Dustin Lane Tschirhart of College Station.

Troopers say Tschirhart suffered a collapsed lung and head injuries. A PHI Medical Helicopter was also called to transport one of the patients.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Justin Travis Hughes of Magnolia, was not injured.


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