The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a motor vehicle crash that killed two Texas Panhandle area first responders.
The head-on collision involving a Dalhart Volunteer Fire Department Vehicle and a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer on US 54 in Dallam County on October 4, Tuesday at around 8:40 p.m.
According to the preliminary investigation, the truck tractor towing the semi-trailer was traveling northeast, while the Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling southwest. As the truck tractor attempted to pass an unknown vehicle, it struck the Chevrolet Tahoe head-on.
The firefighters inside the Tahoe died in the crash.
The truck driver was transported to a hospital in Dalhart with unknown injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
October 6, 2022