Whitesboro wreck leaves one dead

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WHITESBORO, Texas (KXII) -- A semi truck crashed Wednesday morning in Whitesboro, shutting down traffic on eastbound U.S. Highway 82 for a time.

A semi truck crashed Wednesday morning in Whitesboro, shutting down traffic on eastbound U.S. Highway 82 for a time.

The wreck happened in front of Lucky's Truck Stop in Whitesboro.

A west bound semi on U.S. Highway 82 was trying to turn south into Lucky's truck stop and was struck by a semi truck heading east on U.S. Highway 82.

The driver of the east bound truck, Michael O'Leary of Whitewright, was killed, and a passenger, Mario Velviso, of McKinney, was asleep in the sleeper. Velviso was flown to Dallas. The extent of his injuries are not known.

The driver of the west bound semi, Danny Claxton of Wilson, Okla., was treated at the scene.

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