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Fritch man died after head-on collision on State Highway 136 south of Fritch

Updated: Apr. 21, 2021 at 9:12 PM CDT
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FRITCH, Texas (KFDA) - A man has died after a crash on State Highway 136 south of Fritch.

According to DPS, a semi-truck was driving south on Highway 136 when a car veered into the semi’s lane and crashed into the semi head-on.

Upon impact, both vehicles caught fire and became fully engulfed.

37-year-old Kenneth Collins died on scene.

The driver in the semi-truck was able to exit the vehicle with minor injuries and was transported to a hospital.

Traffic was diverted in the area while crews investigated and cleaned up.

As of 4:00 p.m., DPS officials said the scene was cleared and the road reopened.

The crash still remain under investigation.

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