La. man killed in head-on near Woodville

TYLER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Louisiana man died following a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler east of Woodville Thursday afternoon.

Jimmie Firman, 45, of Zachary, La., died at 4 p.m. at the scene of the accident, which was on US 190, seven miles east of Woodville.

According to the DPS report, Firman was driving a 1999 Chevy pickup westbound on US 190, at 3:10 p.m. when he crossed the center stripe and hit an eastbound 2000 Mack truck, driven by Cory Miller, 24, of Jasper.

Miller is in stable condition with knee lacerations.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

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