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A pickup truck was severely damaged in a crash involving a semi. Courtesy photoA pickup truck was severely damaged in a crash involving a semi. Courtesy photo

TCNS staff

TRINITY COUNTY —Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers investigated a crash involving a commercial motor vehicle on U.S. Highway 287, at the intersection of state Highway 94, on Monday.  

The report indicates that at approximately 8:45 a.m., a 2022 Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling east, while a 2022 Dodge pickup was traveling north. It is reported that the pickup failed to yield to the truck tractor at the stop sign governing the intersection when the truck tractor struck the pickup on its left side.  

The driver of the truck tractor, identified as 47-year-old William Lejeune of Columbus, Miss., was not injured.  

The driver, identified as 20-year-old Blake Gresham of Houston, and two passengers were transported to CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial for treatment. 

This is an ongoing investigation.

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    Roberta Ham · 2 months ago
    Sad. This intersection used to be really dangerous due to huge drop off.
    Sad the pickup did not stop & yield the right of way.
    Prayers for all involved 🙏🙏🙏
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