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NEW DETAILS: Two Killed, One Injured in Fiery Accident in Irion County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR BARNHART, TEXAS – Two people are dead and another was injured following a fiery accident in Irion County on Thursday morning.

Our NBC Affiliate in San Angelo, KSAN, is reporting the accident happened on Market Road 2469 and Highway 163.

They're reporting that an 18-wheeler pulling a flatbed with wood was attempting to make a U-turn when it was hit by another 18 wheeler that was pulling a tank trailer.

The collision caused the 18-wheelers to burst into flames.

We're told both drivers of the 18-wheelers were pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger in one of the 18-wheelers was taken to San Angelo via helicopter for treatment.

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