Accident Kills One

A head on collision in Van Zandt County has left one person is dead another in serious condition.  The accident happened today on Farm-to-Market road 47 just North of Interstate 20.

Department of Public Safety reports show a pick-up truck driven by 51-year-old Edward Little was headed North on FM 47, when the truck crossed into oncoming traffic and hit an 18 wheeler.  Little was killed in the accident, his passenger, 49-year-old Deborah Teflos was taken to a Dallas hospital where she is listed in serious condition.

The driver of the truck was not injured.  Investigators aren't sure why the truck veered into the opposite lane of traffic.

Chris Gibson, reporting