Pine Bluff man killed in Cass County Texas auto accident

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CASS COUNTY, TX -The passenger of a vehicle involved in a head on collision with a tractor trailer on US-59 just north of Linden, Texas, Troopers said.

According to DPS the driver,28-year-old Jordan Pierce, 28 of White Hall, was traveling south on US-59.Police said he lost control of his car  crashing head-on into a truck that was hauling a semi-trailer that was headed north.

Police identified the truck driver as 48-year old Dametrich Evans, 48, of Vivian, Louisiana . Police said that Dametrich tried to avoid the collision,but he was unable to do it.

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Police said that the road was wet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the car (Jordan Pierce) was transported to St. Michaels – Atlanta in stable condition.  A passenger in his vehicle, 53-yearold Billy Buck Pierce from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, was transported to St. Michaels Hospital – Texarkana where he later died, police said.

Truck Driver OK in Cass County accident

The Truck driver, Mr. Evans was not injured, authorities said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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