Truck Swerves into Oncoming Traffic on Highway 84 Near Slaton, Driver Dies After Hitting 18-Wheeler

One person is dead following a wreck Tuesday afternoon near Slaton.

A truck traveling east on Highway 84 swerved into the westbound lanes and wedged underneath a tanker truck, spilling diesel on the road surface.

The driver of the pickup died at the scene. A small fire ensued, but was put out quickly by authorities.

No word yet on what caused the wreck.

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