Christiansburg man dies in Texas tractor-trailer crash

Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 8:13 PM EDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Tx. (WDBJ) - A 67-year-old Christiansburg man died this week after the tractor-trailer he was driving struck a median along I-10WB in El Paso County, Texas.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Earnest Ray Pyles, 67 of Christiansburg, was driving a truck towing a semi-trailer Wednesday afternoon when his vehicle left the road toward the median and hit concrete overpass supports head-on. Pyles was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The semi-trailer was carrying non-hazardous chemicals in bags, which spilled onto the roadway due to the crash.

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