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TRUCK HITS 18-WHEELER AND ENDS UP ON RAILROAD TRACKS

Just before 6 pm on Sunday, a Toyota Tundra pickup was westbound on SH 105 just east of FM 1486 when for unknown reasons the driver crossed the center line. An 18-wheeler Haliburton sand truck heading east on SH 105 going back to Conroe to reload. The 18-wheeler driver attempted to take evasive action but the pickup hit his rear trailer axle damaging it. The Toyota then continued across the eastbound ditch, hit a utility pole dropped the wires to the ground, and came to rest on the railroad tracks damaging one of the tracks. The wire hitting the ground sparked a fire which was extinguished by Montgomery Fire Department. Neither driver was injured. SH 105 was down to a single lane for over 2-hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.

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