Head-on collision kills one in Hartley Co.

HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - One driver is dead following a head-on collision on U.S. 54 in Hartley County Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Officials say Walter McCoy, of Alamogordo, N.M., was driving about 17 miles southwest of Dalhart when he crossed the center lane and into an oncoming semi-truck. McCoy, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene by Beth Moore, Hartley County Justice of the Peace. The crash occurred at 7:01 a.m., DPS said.

The driver of the semi and his passenger were uninjured.

Officials say all occupants were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. Road conditions were dry at the time. DPS did not list any other possible factors in the collision.

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