YOUNG COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls man is dead after an early morning crash in Young County.
Texas DPS Sgt. Juan Gutierrez said it happened around 6 a.m. Friday, September 1 on State Highway 16, about 9.5 miles south of Loving.
Codey Henderson, 20, was a passenger in a 2007 Ford Mustang that was traveling northwest. A 2004 Freightliner CL1 towing a 2015 Manac Belly Dump trailer was traveling southeast when the Mustang crossed the center stripe into oncoming traffic, hitting the Freightliner head-on.
Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Mustang, a 20-year-old woman from Olney, was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist in Fort Worth with undisclosed injuries.
Authorities said neither people in the Mustang were wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the Freightliner, a 48-year-old man from Graham, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.