One Person Dead After Accident on Highway 287

Published: Sep. 3, 2014 at 4:44 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 3, 2014 at 10:40 PM CDT
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A man is dead after an accident on Highway 287.

It happened just before 5:30a.m. Wednesday morning about three miles south of Bellevue.

DPS trooper said Michael Ray Leggett died from his injuries.  He was from Cypress, Texas.

DPS Trooper Tony Fulton said the 54-year-old was driving a truck pulling a flatbed trailer and he was going north on the highway.  He said Leggett ended up hitting the back of an 18-wheeler carrying medical supplies.  Troopers said the driver of the 18-wheeler, Carlton Nobles might have been slowing down.

Nobles was not injured in the accident.

The crash is still under investigation.  Stay with Newschannel 6 for updates.