Moody, Texas Man Killed in Hwy 95 Truck Accident
An 18 wheeler accident in Temple, Texas, last Thursday, claimed the life of a local man when a semi-truck collided with his pickup truck.
Police identified the man who was killed in the truck accident on Hwy 95 near Hwy 190, as 78-year-old Franklin Schwake, a resident of Moody, Texas.
Schwake was pronounced dead at the scene of the commercial vehicle accident on Hwy 95, officials reported.
The driver of the semi-truck was injured in the 18 wheeler collision. He was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of his injuries, which, police said, did not appear to be life-threatening.
The truck was hauling sand at the time of the collision. Police are still investigating the scene in an effort to understand what may have sparked the collision.
According to a report published by KWTX News, the accident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. that Thursday.
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