Killeen Man Killed in Early Morning Crash Near Troy
Police have released the identity of a Killeen man who was killed instantly after his truck was hit by an 18-wheeler on southbound Interstate 35 early Tuesday morning.
The accident happened around 2:40 AM when 46-year-old Markieth Lamon Stokes' pickup truck hydroplaned near mile marker 308. Investigators say he lost control of the truck and hit a dividing wall, causing the vehicle to turn sideways. The truck was then hit by an 18-wheeler, killing Stokes instantly.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was transported to a local hospital. There’s been official comment on that driver’s condition.