Crews on scene of fatal wreck on I-40 in Carson County

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CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect correct information from the leading investigating agency on the number of fatalities in this wreck.

UPDATE: TxDPS is now saying the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was Morris Jefferson, 64, of Philadelphia, Pa.

CARSON COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Crews are on the scene of a fatal wreck on I-40 in Carson County.

The Carson County Sheriff said an 18-wheeler crossed the median and hit a Jeep Grand Cherokee on the other side of the highway.

According to DPS Sgt. Cindy Barkley the driver of the Jeep died. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers are still investigating the wreck.

This is a developing story. Stay with MyHighPlains.com for the latest.


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