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Fatal Logging Truck Accident

by Tashun Chism

Texas DPS officials say 33 year old David Jordy Jr. and 12 year old Joseph Mallicoat were killed this morning in an accident in Zavalla. Authorities say they ran a stop sign, and entered Farm Road 147. They were struck by a logging truck traveling north on 147. DPS officials say the driver of the logging truck was not speeding, but did not have time to stop. Residents in the area say the intersection of Pine Street and Highway 147 where the accident happened is a notoriously dangerous spot.  Neither of the victims was wearing a seatbelt.

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