Daily News & More is reporting that a Hemphill man is undergoing treatment after he was involved in a collision with a dump truck early Friday afternoon.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, emergency crews responded to the accident on Farm to Market Road 3315 near Shady Crest Drive, in the Fairmont Community.

Troopers say Edwin Hewett, 49, of Hemphill, was driving a 2001 Ford pickup truck westbound when he made a U-turn in front of an eastbound 2004 Mack dump truck, which slammed into the rear of Hewett’s pickup.

Hewett was transported to the Sabine County Hospital in Hemphill for treatment. Meanwhile, the driver of the dump truck, 57-year-old Kyle Buckley, also of Hemphill, was not injured.


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