A head-on collision between an 18-wheeler and an SUV resulted in the death of a teen early Saturday. Sergeant John Roberts of the Department of Public Safety identified the deceased teen as 18 year-old Caleb Ryan Bonde of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
According to KWTX, Bonde was driving a Ford Excursion heading south on US 281 just north of Lampasas when his SUV inexplicably drifted into the northbound lane of traffic and collided head-on with an 18-wheeler.
Bonde was pronounced dead at the scene by Lampasas County J.P. Camron Brister.
The driver of the 18-wheeler, Edward John Treloar, 63, survived the collision with no injuries. DPS has begun an investigation on the crash.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):