Officials release names in Archer Co. fatal

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ARCHER COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 10, 2019 at 2:15 p.m.: Officials released the name of the man died in the Thursday night wreck in Archer County.

Graham resident Joseph Michael Wood, 42, was southbound on Highway 16 in a 2018 Buick passenger car.

Wood crossed the center stripe and crashed head-on into 2019 Chevrolet 2500 pickup pulling a trailer.

Wood was pronounced dead and the driver of the truck was Spender Smith was taken to United Regional for minor injuries.

Officials said Wood was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.


Emergency rescuers are on the scene of an apparent head-on collision in Archer County Thursday afternoon.

Officials were called out to the scene about 5:20 p.m. on Highway 16 near Fullerton Road.

Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Dan Buesing said one person has died and another is injured.

One of the vehicles was a white Chevy truck that appeared to veer off the road.

DPS, Archer County Sheriff’s Office and TxDOT officials also responded to the wreck.

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