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Semi-truck collision closes Highway 54 for three hours

Posted by: tdt -

By Nixie Sanderson

Two semi-trucks collided late Wednesday afternoon on Highway 54 east of Dalhart. 

The collision occurred in the construction zone of near Conlen just after 3 p.m. The highway has been reduced to one lane of traffic in that area while crews perform maintenance and construction to the road. 

According to information from the Texas Department of Public Service (DPS), one semi was stopped in the construction zone and was struck from behind by a second semitruck. One truck burned, resulting in heavy black smoke over the area.

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