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Police ID SWAR man killed in 18-wheeler collision

A person is dead after two 18-wheelers collided in Cass County, TX. A person is dead after two 18-wheelers collided in Cass County, TX.
Police are still on the scene and expect traffic to be delayed. Police are still on the scene and expect traffic to be delayed.
The log truck involved in the fatal Cass County crash lost its load Thursday morning. The log truck involved in the fatal Cass County crash lost its load Thursday morning.
CASS COUNTY, TX (KSLA) - Police have released the name of the man killed in the fatal wreck involving two 18-wheelers that closed Highway 59 for most of the day Thursday.

The accident happened around 7 a.m. Thursday near Domino, Texas. Police say a log truck was traveling south on Highway 59 when it collided with another truck. The driver of the log truck, 57-year-old Lonnie William Warmick of Nashville, Ark., died at the scene.

State troopers say Warmick attempted to avoid a truck that was turning around on the highway by using the crossover lane. Warmick's truck hit the the crane that was extending off the trailer of the the other truck.

The accident blocked traffic on Highway 59 South from Domino to the Sulphur River for several hours. The Texas Department of Safety is still investigating the wreck.

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