GLASSCOCK COUNTY – A Borger, Texas, man is dead following a head on collision in Glasscock County.
The accident happened after 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night on Ranch Road 33, approximately three miles south of Garden City.
DPS Officials tell NewsWest 9, a blue GMC pickup, driven by 30-year-old Brad Lee Nivens, was traveling southbound on Ranch Road 33 when for an unknown reason he crashed head-on into a 2006 White Mack Truck, driven by 45-year-old Keith Reese of Longview, Texas.
The two vehicles then skidded off the road and came to rest in a ditch along the Ranch Road. Nivens pickup was engulfed in flames and Reese was pulled out of his vehicle by witnesses who saw the crash.
Both the pickup and truck were destroyed by fire.
Nivens was pronounced dead at the scene and Reese was transported to the hospital and later released.