Man Killed in Denison Car Wreck

09-19-06 – A car accident in Denison Monday night killed one man and seriously injured another. Denison Police say it happened just before midnight at the intersection of Martin Luther King and Armstrong.

Police say a pickup truck was headed north on Armstrong at a high rate of speed, and lost control. The driver ran a stop sign and traveled through a church parking lot, where he crashed into a retaining wall.

A witness who saw the accident happen, was able to pull the passenger out of the truck but before the driver could be pulled out, the truck caught fire.

The passenger was taken by ambulance to TMC and was then flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. There is no word on his condition.