One killed in semi-truck crash near Bowie

One killed in semi-truck crash near Bowie
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - One person was killed in crash near Bowie on Thursday when a car hit a semi-truck head-on.

Texas DPS reports the driver of the car, George Baker, 72, of Stroud, OK, was killed in the crash; the passenger of the car was airlifted to John Peter Smith (JPS) with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

Both vehicles were driving on the US 287 service road when the semi-truck started to make a left turn onto the entrance ramp to south US 287. Baker’s car reportedly failed to yield the right of way and the vehicles crashed into each other head-on.

Baker was pronounced dead on the scene by local Justice of the Peace.

Texas DPS is continuing to investigate the crash.

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