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One dead after 18-wheelers collide in Smith Co.

Crews on scene at an 18-wheeler crash in Smith County Crews on scene at an 18-wheeler crash in Smith County
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

At least one person is dead after an accident in Smith County Friday afternoon.

According to DPS, the man who died is 59-year-old Archie Lee Moore of Kanard, Texas.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a loaded logging truck that Moore was driving was traveling on County Road 21 toward Jamestown when an unloaded semi-truck pulled out in front of it. The logging truck struck the semi-truck's flatbed, pushing it onto its side. The accident occurred near the intersection of County Road 21 and County Road 26, just off of Highway 31.

County Road 21 was blocked as crews worked to remove logs from the area.

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