Deadly Morning of Accidents on Hwy. 71

A man from Houston died in an accident on SH 71 west of Ellinger Tuesday morning, Jan. 22.

The accident happened shortly before 7 a.m. According to a report from Texas Department of Public Safety, 52-yearold Jesus Pedraza of Houston was driving an Nissan west on SH 71. An eastbound Peterbilt truck tractor hauling a dump trailer loaded with gravel was at the FM 955 intersection attempting to turn and cross the westbound lanes of 71.

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