Driver, 73, Killed in Kaufman County After Failing to Yield to 18-wheeler

A 73-year-old man was killed early this week when his vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler on State Highway 34 in Kaufman County.Matthew Todd of Kaufman was pronounced dead at the scene, InForney.com reported.The incident took place on State Highway 34 just north of Kaufman, according to the news site, which did not specify the day or time that it took place.Preliminary investigation indicated that Todd was driving his Toyota Rav4 southbound on Farm-to-Market Road 2728 when he inexplicably failed to yield the right-of-way to the tractor-trailer, which was traveling north on State Highway 34.  Continue reading...

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