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Head-on crash with semi on HW 36 leaves 1 woman dead

CALDWELL, TX- A driver died when her car crashed into a semi on Highway 36 while she was trying to pass another vehicle on Feb. 11th, KBTX reports.

Around 10:25a.m., Elizabeth Garcia, 23, tried passing a car on her side of the road. This caused her northbound 2016 Hyundai Accent to crash head-on with an oncoming semi that was traveling south. The 2019 Freightliner 18-wheeler and the Hyundai left debris on the road after colliding, and a 2014 Ford Focus drove straight into it. The Ford had been traveling south behind the Hyundai and was impacted by the debris left on the road.

Garcia passed away at the site of the incident although no one else was injured.

An ongoing investigation into this accident is being conducted.

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