Victim Of Deadly Temple Pickup-Tractor Trailer Crash Identified

By: Jacob Garcia Email
By: Jacob Garcia Email
Police Friday identified the elderly Central Texas man who died in a collision between his pickup truck and an 18-wheeler that was hauling a load of sand.

(Temple Fire & Rescue photo)

TEMPLE (May 9, 2014) Temple police Friday identified the victim of a deadly crash involving a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler as Franklin Schwake, 78, of Moody.

He was dead at the scene of the accident, which happened just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday on State Highway 95 just south of U.S. Highway 190.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, which was hauling a load of sand, was taken to Scott & White Hospital, with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

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