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Driver dead, 5-year-old in critical condition after Ford Mustang hit by truck tractor semi-trailer

Posted at 8:19 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 21:37:38-04

A driver is dead and a 5-year-old is in critical condition after a Ford Mustang was hit by a truck tractor semi-trailer Tuesday evening.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Troopers were called out around 6:15 p.m. for a crash on FM 107 at Blue Cut Road, northwest of Moody.

Authorities say a Ford Mustang entered the intersection from Blue Cut Road and was crashed into by a truck tractor semi-trailer traveling westbound on FM 107. The collision caused the Mustang to overturn.

The driver of the Mustang was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 21-year-old Shawn Carter of Moody.

A 5-year-old passenger was transported to a Baylor Scott and White McLane Children's Hospital in Temple in critical condition.

No other injuries were reported.

The investigation is still active and ongoing.

DPS is also reminding drivers to look both ways at an intersection.