Cone, TX (KCBD) - Clarence Welding,69, from Floydada, was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a semi truck. DPS troopers on the scene said the driver of the truck,Welding, was trying to pass another 18-wheeler while navigating a curve. That's when his truck hit a second 18-wheeler going the opposite direction.
The crash happened about 6:45 pm Wednesday on Highway 207. The impact knocked the pickup truck into the first semi, causing it to burst into flames. The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
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