A Chappell Hill man is dead following a two-vehicle accident in Washington County early this (Thursday) morning.
75-year old Eddie Mayes of Chappell Hill was killed when his pickup was struck by tractor trailer at the intersection of US Highway 290 and FM 1155, just after 7:30.
According to the Department of Public Safety, Mayes was north-bound on FM-1155 when he was struck by a 2002 tractor trailer being driven by 34-year old Shane Campbell of Frisco, TX.
Mayes’ pickup burst into flames. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Campbell was taken to Scott & White Hospital in Brenham with non-life threatening injuries.
According to DPS Sargent Jimmy Morgan, troopers are investigating the accident.
Morgan says witnesses say the tractor trailer ran a red light at the intersection.