Texas Department of Public Safety officials have released information concerning a major crashed that occurred on US Highway 84 south of Post.

Texas Department of Safety
Texas Department of Safety

DPS troopers responded to a crash involving two large vehicles on US Highway 84 near Justiceberg in Garza County on Wednesday, August 28. One of the vehicles was a 2006 Peterbilt truck tractor pulling a trailer of produce the other was a 2014 Peterbilt truck tractor pulling a tanker filled with milk.

The truck hauling milk pulled out onto US 84 attempting to head south and pulled into the path of the truck pulling produce. The produce trucker driver, identified as Hilario Fuentes of Hereford attempted to swerve out of the path of the other vehicle but struck the cab fatally injuring Gary Sorrenson of Plainview.

Fuentes had minor injuries treated and was released from a local hospital.

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