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Driver killed after crashing into parked 18-wheeler in Freer

FREER, TX  One person was killed after crashing into a parked tractor-trailer near Freer on Monday morning.

According to KRIS, the accident took place at about 8:30 a.m. along US-59 several miles west of downtown Freer.

Troopers believe the driver of a Mitsubishi was heading northeast when the vehicle skidded across the oncoming lane and collided with an 18-wheeler that was parked nearby.

The Mitsubishi caught fire, killing the driver inside. Their identity has not yet been released.

No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash.

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