A head-on collision claimed the life of one man and injured another at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday near Bayside.

According to the Department of Public Safety, 35-year old Blair Payne of Rosenberg, Texas, was killed when a pickup truck drifted into the wrong lane on FM 136 near 2678 and slammed into his sport utility vehicle.

Troopers said that Payne tried to take evasive action, but could not get out of the way in time.