A man was fatally injured Wednesday evening after a car fell from a trailer and into the path of oncoming traffic.
According to the Tyler Morning Telegraph, John Turner, 33, was killed after his vehicle collided with a Ford Mustang that fell from a trailer being towed by a Ford truck. Two other passengers in Turner’s vehicle were transported to the hospital.
The crash occurred around 7:30 pm on Loop 49, just north of Highway 64.
Authorities are investigating several aspects of the accident, including whether the Mustang was properly secured. It is unclear if the driver of the Ford truck will face charges.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):