Fiery, deadly crash on US-385 north of Hereford

A truck driver is dead after an early morning collision on Friday between two tractor trailers on Highway 385 just north of Hereford.

The Deaf Smith County Sheriff says the trucks sideswiped each other just after 3am, causing a large fire.

38 year old Tina Howell died after the force of the crash threw her from the truck 7 miles north of Hereford near County Road 10.

The other driver received treatment at the hospital and was released.