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One dead after head-on collision with 18-wheeler

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Posted at 5:51 PM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 21:08:20-04

One man is dead after a head-on collision south of Moody Monday morning. 

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a Ford Fiesta was traveling southbound on SH 317 around 8 a.m.  An 18-wheeler carrying lumber was traveling northbound. The Ford drifted off the roadway, over correcting to its left and hit the 18-wheeler head-on. 

The driver of the Ford, Maynard Necessary, 78, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler, Cedric Smith, 57, was not injured. 

No charges are pending. 

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