Victim of deadly crash on Central Texas highway identified

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ROBERTSON COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) Authorities have identified the victim of a deadly crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler that closed down a highway intersection Thursday morning between Kosse and Marquez as Carlos Vincent Lopez, 26, of Huntsville,

The accident happened at the intersection of State Highway 7 and FM 979 when Lopez, who was westbound on Highway 7, pulled into the path of the eastbound 18-wheeler as he tried to turn onto the farm road.

The driver of the 18-wheeler wasn’t hurt.

The highway was closed for several hours at the intersection because of the crash, but was reopened to traffic around 1 p.m.