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DPS: Breckenridge, Texas Man Dies in Wreck on I-40 Near Shamrock

DPS is reporing that 36-year-old James Jenson of Breckenridge, Texas died after a wreck on I-40 Monday in Wheeler County.

Officials say that Jenson driving a 2017 Freightliner truck tractor towing a semi-trailer east on I-40 in the city limits of Shamrock. For unknown reasons, Jenson veered off the roadway into the south barrow ditch and collided into the concrete pillars of the US-83 overpass bridge. The truck tractor caught fire and was completely disintegrated.

Jenson was pronounced dead on scene by Wheeler County Justice of the Peace, Rick Walden.

The road conditions were dry and no other vehicles were involved.

The crash remains under investigation.


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