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Accident on SH 171 leaves one dead, one uninjured

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were notified at 8 a.m. July 15 of a two vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 171 (SH 171) near Baker Road.

A 1997 GMC pickup was traveling north on SH 171 when, for an as yet undetermined reason, the driver of the GMC crossed into the southbound lane of travel.  The GMC struck a 1998 Kenworth truck tractor that was traveling south. The driver of the Kenworth, Cory Stanford Cavazos, 46, of Granbury, was not injured.

The driver of the GMC was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.

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