Billy Attaway Killed in Hunt County Car Accident on State Highway 34
Hunt County, Texas (February 20, 2018) – According to a local news source, a Hunt County Corrections officer was injured in a traffic accident involving an 18-wheeler on Saturday morning, February 17.
The fatal collision occurred at about 8:40 a.m. on State Highway 34, just north of Terrell.
According to a report by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the officer identified only as 33-year-old Billy Attaway was traveling southbound in his pickup truck when he collided head-on with a big rig for unknown reasons.
The officer was pronounced dead at the scene.
The big rig driver, 52-year-old Bryan Hogan, was unhurt.
An investigation into the collision is ongoing.
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