1 dead after truck hits semi in Garza County - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1 dead after truck hits semi in Garza County

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One man is dead after an accident involving a vehicle and a semi tractor trailor in Garza County.

The collision occured at 8:20 p.m. Friday roughly seven miles south of Post on US-84. 

Police tell KCBD that a GMC Sierra was traveling eastbound on highway 84 when it drifted into the left side of a semi tractor trailor that was parked on the shoulder facing east.

The driver of the semi, Kevin Wayne Cano, 37, was standing by the left front tire when he was struck by the Sierra.

Cano was transported to UMC where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the Sierra, Gilbert Morales Jr., 32, was not injured. 

Police say the crash is still under investigation at this time.

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