DPS: Two Vehicle Crash in Garza County Early Wednesday Kills One

Updated for the name of the victim.

GARZA COUNTY, TX - One person was killed in a two vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Garza County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The accident was reported around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 380, west of Post and just west of County Road 105.

DPS said a westbound Ford pickup truck crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound semi-truck on U.S. Highway 380. DPS later identified the driver of the pickup truck as Jarod Burton Foshee, 19, of Caneyville, Kentucky. 

The semi-truck driver attempted to avoid the crash but still collided with the pickup truck.

Foshee was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The semi-truck driver was not injured.

DPS said the pickup truck did catch on fire, but Foshee was pulled from the vehicle before it caught fire. 

*DPS offered a correction on the last name of the victim and this story has been updated to reflect the corrected information.  

 


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