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Officials release identity in 18-wheeler head-on

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ANDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS (KLTV) - A woman is dead after a crash involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on Highway 79, one mile west of Palestine.

Authorities say a 2011 Jeep Compass, driven by Cheryl Diane Welch of Palestine, crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a 2008 Peterbilt tractor trailer head-on.

Welch, 49, died on the scene.

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