1 killed in East Texas accident

HENDERSON (KETK) - A North Texas man is dead after a Monday morning, a two-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck.. 

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, troopers responded to an accident on U.S. 79 in Rusk County around 7:22 a.m., Monday morning.

Troopers say the driver of a pickup, identified as Brandon Allen Conder, 37, of Dallas, drifted into oncoming traffic and hit a semi-truck. Conder was pronounced dead on the scene.  

Allen Wesenberg was driving the semi-truck and was not injured in the accident. 

The crash remains under investigation.


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