One Dead After Head-On Collision in Dallas

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Dallas police say one man is dead after an early morning head-on collision.

The crash happened in the 2300 block of Peavy Road just after 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

Investigators said 38-year-old Justin Williams was traveling north when he became lost. Officers believe he looked down at his phone for directions when he drifted into the southbound lanes of traffic.

20-year-old Alexis Ortiz was traveling southbound at the time. That's when William's truck his Ortiz's Chevy Tahoe head-on.

Ortiz was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

Williams was not hurt. He was arrested for outstanding drug warrants, however officers say a Manslaughter charge will be filed as a result of his action which caused the death of Ortiz.

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