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One critical after tanker truck collision


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BY NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

One person was listed in critical condition following a collision with a tanker truck Wednesday in Texline.

According to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Cecil Raymon Meeks, age 58, or Edmond, Okla., was traveling southbound in a pickup truck on Highway 87 when he reportedly crossed the center line and collided with a tanker truck driven by Eric Davenport, age 46, of Colorado Springs, Colo. The collision caused the tanker to roll onto its right side and part of the pickup truck. The Texline Fire Department was able to pull the pickup away from the tanker truck and get Meeks out of the vehicle.

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