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11/18/03

Fuel Truck Fire Kills Lamesa Man

A Lamesa truck driver is dead after his fuel truck caught fire Monday afternoon.

According to Lamesa Police, the Trio Fuels truck was delivering fuel to Hatchett Backhoe Construction, when it caught fire. The driver, 54-year-old Roman Oballe of Lamesa, was severely burned and later died at Medical Arts Hospital.

Lamesa Police and the state fire marshals office are investigating the deadly accident.

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