Two Vehicle Crash in Callahan County Early Monday Morning Kills Southeast Texas Man

Two Semi-Trucks Crash in Callahan County (2-20-17) - 720

The Texas Department of Public Safety reports a Southeast Texas man was killed in a two vehicle accident in Callahan County early Monday morning.

The accident occurred on State Highway 36, approximately 12 miles south of Baird, around 12:40 a.m.

Authorities said a westbound semi-truck hydroplaned, jackknifed and came to rest blocking the highway. A second westbound semi-truck then crashed into the first semi-truck.

Jonah Wayne Neal, 32, of Montgomery, was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Mr. Neal was the driver of the second semi-truck.

The driver of the semi-truck that initially crashed was treated and released at the scene.

The DPS said the crash remains under investigation.

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