Billy Hardin Killed, Sheila Conrad Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-40 near McLean in Gray County
Where: The accident occurred on Interstate 40 about five miles east of McLean in Gray County, Texas.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly struck a barrier and rolled when it veered off the roadway.
- Billy Hardin, driver of tractor-trailer
- Sheila Conrad, passenger in tractor-trailer
- Billy Hardin, 51, killed
- Sheila Conrad, 32, injured
On or about Sunday, November 1st, 2020, around 7:40 in the evening, a single-vehicle tractor-trailer rollover accident claimed the life of one man and sent a woman to the hospital. Texas DPS said the accident happened on Interstate 40 outside McLean in Gray County, Texas.
Authorities said 51-year-old Billy Hardin was killed when the tractor-trailer he was driving allegedly veered off the side of Interstate 40 and rolled after hitting a barrier. Hardin was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Sheila Conrad was a passenger in the truck who was taken to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries.
Officials reported freezing rain in the area at the time of the crash.
Google Maps shows Interstate 40 is four lanes, with a wide, grassy median dividing east and westbound traffic. Gray County is situated about 57 miles east of Amarillo.
Police hope to release the findings of their investigation at a later date.
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