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Semi crashes into Canton city building, 1 dead

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CANTON, Texas -

A man died on Tuesday when his semi truck slammed into the Canton City Office Complex, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Officials said the big rig collided with a sport utility vehicle at about 1:30 p.m. and veered across a lane of traffic before crashing into the small, house-like structure.

The rock hauler caught fire upon impact.

Five people were inside the building at the time of the crash but they escaped unharmed, they said.

No other injuries were reported.

A damage estimate was not immediately available.

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