Fatal wreck in Deaf Smith County

Published: Dec. 22, 2015 at 7:57 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 22, 2015 at 10:23 PM CST
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Hereford, TX - A semi-truck crashed into a Jeep on FM 1058 killing the driver.

Around 5:30pm Monday, Leesa Morales, 47, of Hereford was driving her Jeep north onto FM 1058 from a residence. Police say Morales failed to yield onto FM 1058  and drove into the path of a semi-truck.

The Semi-truck, driven by Cody Meiwes, 30, of Hereford, struck the driver's side of the jeep, causing the death of Morales.

Leesa Morales was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meiwes was treated and released at a local hospital.

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