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Fiery semi-truck crash near Umbarger leaves 1 person dead


Early Wednesday morning, the Randall County Fire Department was dispatched to a semi-truck rollover just west of Umbarger on U.S. 60. Mutual aid from Canyon FD was requested.

The semi-tractor was on fire upon arrival and at least one person is deceased on scene.

According to the Texas DPS:

There was a truck tractor/semi-trailer rollover crash early this morning on U.S. 60 and Adkisson Road west of Umbarger.

The truck tractor rig caught fire.

There is one confirmed fatality.

No crash details are available right now as troopers are still on scene investigating.

U.S. 60 is closed in both directions and traffic is being diverted around the crash scene.

DPS will advise when roads are re-opened.