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Weather A Factor In Deadly Area Highway Crash

(Photo courtesy of Melissa Nix)

(Photo courtesy of Melissa Nix)

CHILTON (October 14, 2013)—Christopher Miller, 26, of McGregor, died Monday after he lost control of his car on a highway curve during a rainstorm and the vehicle veered into the path of an oncoming 18-wheeler, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson said.

The accident happened at around 12:40 p.m. Monday on Texas Business 7 just east of U.S. 77 in Chilton.

Miller was driving west on Business 7 when he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Impala.

He was ejected when the 18-wheeler struck the car, Wilson said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, Wilson said.

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