Fatal accident on Highway 82

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HONEY GROVE, TX -- Honey Grove Police say the driver of a Ford pickup was killed when he collided head on with a semi truck on Highway 82 Thursday evening

It happened around 5:30 p.m.

Honey Grove Police say the driver of a Ford pickup, headed west on Highway 82 veered off the road, then overcorrected and crossed into the eastbound lane where he was hit head-on by an 18-wheeler.

Police say both trucks caught fire and the driver of the pickup died at the scene.

Police have released the name of the driver killed in Thursday night’s accident on U.S. Highway 82. Keith McCary, 45, of Denison, was headed west on Highway 82 when he veered off the road, overcorrected, and then crossed into the eastbound lane, hitting a semi head-on.

Both trucks caught fire. McCary died at the scene.

The semi driver was not injured.

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