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Jan 15, 2014 5:10 PM

Driver Fatigue Suspected in Fatal Refugio County Crash

REFUGIO - A driver died this morning when a heavy duty pickup hauling a trailer crossed the yellow line and slammed head-on into his Chevrolet SUV on FM 2628 in Refugio County.

According to the state trooper, driver fatigue is suspected to be a factor in the crash. Information on the case will be handed over to the district attorney's office for possible charges.

35-year-old Blair Payne of Rosenberg, Texas died at the scene. The truck driver has only minor injuries.

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