KTAB reports James Carson was killed Friday when he attempted to avoid the oncoming 18-wheeler. The incident occurred on Interstate 20 about 25 miles west of Pecos.
Carson evasive action caused his vehicle to veer off the interstate and cross the service road before coming to rest in a field.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation. The superintendent of Snyder ISD released a statement on behalf of the district and assured that consoling and support will be made available for faculty, staff, and students.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA):