One man dead after 18-wheeler wreck

Sept. 19, 2011 at 4:19 a.m.

DEWITT COUNTY - One man died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle 18-wheeler wreck on state Highway 72 between Nordheim and Yorktown.

Joe Edward Falcon, 43, of Kenedy, died in the wreck, said a dispatcher for DeWitt County Sheriff's Office.

Details on how the wreck happened were not available.

The man was driving a K-3 Resources tanker truck, the dispatcher said.

Falcon was pronounced dead just before 2:30 p.m. by Justice of the Peace George Robinson.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the wreck and no other information was available at press time.



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