A victim who was killed in a fatal accident in Wilbarger County has been identified by police.
According to troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, 40-year-old Travis Lee Higginbotham, of Merit, Texas, was the only fatality in the motor vehicle accident. The accident happened at about 8:45 p.m. in Wilbarger County, which is just outside of Electra.
Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety further stated that an 18-wheeler that was carrying a load of bees was attempting to turn into the truck stop from the southbound lanes of Highway 287.
That was when a 2012 Chevrolet pickup truck was heading north and collided into the side of the tractor-trailer and was shoved under the trailer.
The man who was driving the pickup was killed at the scene of the accident. No charges have been formally made at this time, but an investigation into the accident is ongoing.