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2/12/06-Rusk County

Two People Killed In Truck/Train Collision

Two people killed in a crash between a truck and a train in East Texas have been identified. Mellody Daugherty, 35, and Haylee Daughtery, 11, were killed in the accident in Rusk County last night.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 136 and CR 138 in Rusk County, just outside of Kilgore. The extended cab truck was heading westbound on 138, carrying four family members and a friend. Officials say the driver of the truck saw the train coming, but he was not able to stop.

Donnie Ray Daugherty, Chassity Daugherty, and Lacy Hierholzer were injured in the accident. They were flown to an area hospital.

Lindsay Wilcox reporting,

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