Truck Driver Dies After Colliding with Tractor Near Refugio
REFUGIO (Kiii News) -
A truck driver from the Rio Grande Valley was killed Thursday after his 18-wheeler collided with a farm tractor on the side of Highway 77, near Refugio.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Department of Public Safety troopers said the driver of the 18-wheeler hit the back of the tractor and jackknifed. He was then ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The tractor driver was sent to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital via HALO Flight with what were described as life threatening injuries.