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Motorist dead after colliding with parked big rig at Texas weigh station


A motorist was killed in a crash at a Texas weigh station on Wednesday.

The crash occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on June 5 at a US 87 weigh station south of Dumas, Texas.

Officials say that Nathaniel Harden, 58, was operating a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox when, for unknown reasons, he traveled into the weigh station facility and struck the rear of a parked semi truck.

Harden was transported to a nearby hospital, but he later succumbed to his injuries.

Truck driver Mellena Delaney-Koop, 54, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Police are investigating the crash.


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