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Haskell man, 71, dies after truck hit from behind near O'Brien

Published On: Feb 24 2014 08:31:24 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 25 2014 12:45:35 PM CST
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O'BRIEN, Texas -

A 71-year-old Haskell man died Monday morning after his truck was hit from behind on State Highway 6, just two miles south of O’Brien.

A  Texas Department of Public Safety news release said Cecil Edmond Bingham – who was killed in the crash – wasn’t wearing a seat belt when his pickup was struck and that he was driving well below the speed limit.

Shilo Ryan Wilkerson, a 36-year-old Corinth who was driving the second vehicle, was injured but wasn't taken to the hospital, State Police said.