Coletyn King Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Highway 180 in Borden County
Where: The accident occurred on Highway 180 east of Gail in Borden County, Texas.
What Happened: A pickup truck allegedly crossed over the center line and hit a tractor-trailer.
- Coletyn R. King, driver of Dodge Ram
- Passenger in Dodge Ram
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Coletyn R. King, 22, killed
- Passenger in Dodge Ram, non-life threatning injuries
On or about Thursday, November 4th, 2020, around 3:52 in the morning, an accident between a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer claimed the life of a 22-year-old man from Hermleigh. Officials said the accident happened on Highway 180 in Borden County, Texas.
Troopers from the DPS said 22-year-old Coletyn King was killed when the Dodge Ram he was driving allegedly crossed over the center line of the highway and hit a tractor-trailer. King died of his injuries at the scene, while his passenger was taken to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries.
Google Streetview shows Highway 180 is two lanes that run east and west through Borden County, which is located roughly 68 miles southeast of Lubbock.
State and local law enforcement are investigating the accident, and hope to release more information when it becomes available.
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