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Authorities release name of victim in Friday evening wreck

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PRITCHETT, TX (KLTV) -

One person is dead following a crash in Upshur County involving a car and an 18-wheeler.

It happened just before 6PM Friday night on Highway 155, a mile North of Lemon Road in the Pritchett community.

DPS troopers tell KLTV 7 39-year-old Jason Allen Hixon of Gilmer died in the crash that happened as an 18-wheeler was traveling north, and struck another vehicle. One of the drivers was killed, but it's still unclear which one.

Highway 155 between Lemon Road and FM 1404 was closed for more than an hour while troopers cleared the scene of the wreck.

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