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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