One killed in 2-vehicle accident on TX 7 East in Nacogdoches County

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - One man is dead after an accident involving a car and 18-wheeler on State Highway 7 East near FM-2713.

The accident occurred around 6:30 PM in Nacogdoches County.

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper John Henley said a gray Ford Fiesta was traveling westbound on State Highway 7 East. The 18-wheeler and a white SUV were driving eastbound when the white SUV turned left in front of the gray Ford.

The driver of the gray Ford came into the eastbound lane to avoid hitting the white SUV and hit the 18-wheeler head on.

The driver of the gray Ford died at the scene. His name has not been released at this time.

First responders on the scene say the deceased driver was driving a rental car.

No other injuries are reported.

Trooper Henley says charges are pending.

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