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Fatal Wreck on US 60 West of Umbarger

UMBARGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - UPDATE: The victim of the crash has been identified by the Texas Department of Public Safety as 45-year-old Cesar Gonzalez from Houston.  

According to DPS, the preliminary crash investigation shows the driver of the semi-truck was traveling west on US-60. It is believed Gonzalez fell asleep.

The truck veered off the road into the center median where it rolled over and caught fire with the driver trapped inside.  

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ORIGINAL: Randall County Fire Department is reporting a fatal wreck west of Umbarger on US 60.

Officials received the call at 4 a.m. on an 18-wheeler rollover. 

Officials with RCFD report the 18-wheeler was on fire when crews arrived and at least one person is deceased on scene. 

U.S. 60 is currently shut down through Umbarger. Take alternate routes and expect delays.

We will have more information when it becomes available. 


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