TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — A New Boston man was killed after his pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler in Bowie County.
The crash happened around 7 a.m. Saturday on US 82 just west of US 259 near DeKalb.
According to DPS, a 2001 Peterbilt truck-tractor towing a trailer, driven by 42-year-old Jason McManus, of Columbia, La., was traveling east on US 82. The driver of a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, 44-year-old Bradly Lara, was making a turn from the westbound lane into a parking lot and failed to yield the right-of-way to the Peterbilt.
Lara died at the scene. McManus was not injured in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.