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Burleson crash kills one

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A 60 year old man was killed early Saturday morning when a pickup crossed the center line and plowed into the his SUV.

Burleson police say the two vehicles collided in the 3300 block of Southwest Wilshire Blvd in Burleson just before 1am. Police say the SUV was southbound, a Dodge Ram pickup was northbound and for some reason, the pickup went into the southbound lane and hit the Ford Escape. The impact caused the Ford to roll onto its side according to police.  The pickup driver was flown by air ambulance to a local hospital.

William Smith of Rio Vista was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police will close the 3300 block of Southwest Wilshire Blvd Saturday night to reconstruct the accident to aid in their investigation. The southbound lanes will be shut down between 6pm and 8pm.

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