Mexia News Staff Report
A driver who had pulled his pickup truck off IH-35, south of Waco, was killed when a tractor-trailer driver veered out of the lane and hit the stranded vehicle.
The wreck happened Sunday, Jan. 1, about 8:15 p.m. The driver who died was identified as Brian William Magenheimer, 59, of Corsicana. He had parked his 1994 Chevrolet pickup truck on the right shoulder of the northbound lane, near mile-marker 314 in Troy.
A 2012 Freightliner semi, owned by Mission Petroleum, of Houston, and driven by a 24-year-old Mexia man, hit the left side of the pickup, running over it and crushing the driver’s side.
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