Man dies in early morning head-on collision

Posted: 4:06 PM, Dec 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-24 22:06:41Z
Man dies in early morning head-on collision

An 18-year-old died after a head-on collision near Lampasas early Saturday morning.

DPS troopers said an 18-wheeler was traveling northbound on US 281, about 2 miles north of Lampasas, just before 4 a.m. A 2002 Ford Excursion was traveling southbound on the same road.

The driver of the Excursion drifted into on-coming traffic, hitting the 18-wheeler head-on.

The driver of the Excursion, identified as 18-year-old Caleb Ryan Bonde from Hot Springs, Arkansas, died at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt.

Troopers said no charges are pending.

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