*EDITORS NOTE: This story was updated at 9:38 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2023
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A head-on collision on Highway 79 at the Wichita-Clay County Line on Thursday night claims the life of one and sends two to the hospital.
Wichita County Deputies and the Texas Department of Public Safety worked the scene of the fatal collision.
According to DPS, shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2023, a white pickup truck was traveling northbound on Highway 79, when the driver attempted to pass two trucks pulling horse trailers.
The driver of the pickup pulled into the pathway of a southbound Tahoe, colliding. Both the driver and passenger in the pickup were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
The driver of the Tahoe was pronounced dead on the scene.
No names have been released, and the exact cause of the accident is under investigation.
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