Houston man killed in crash north of Snyder; Semi struck another semi with flat tire

News

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A Houston man was killed after a crash in rural Scurry County early Thursday morning, according to the Texas Departmemnt of Public Safety (DPS.)

The crash was reported around 6:10 a.m. on U.S. Highway 84, approximately 23 miles northwest of Snyder.

DPS said a semi-truck was traveling northwest on U.S. 84 when it struck the rear of another semi-truck parked on the shoulder of the road with a flat tire.

The collision caused the semi-truck that struck to side skid, catch fire and enter a bar ditch.

The driver of that semi-truck was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was indentified as Vladimir Cruz Soris, 48, of Houston.

A passenger in the semi-truck was transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock. DPS said his injury information was unavailable.

DPS said no injuries were indicated on the two men inside the semi-truck that was struck.

The crash remains under investigation, DPS said.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Big Country Immigration

More Big Country Immigration

KRBC News

Trending stories