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San Angelo man dies in head-on collision with semi-truck

The crash happened early Saturday morning on Hwy 87, east of San Angelo.
Credit: Associated Press

TOM GREEN COUNTY, Texas — A 39-year-old San Angelo man died in a head-on collision with a semi-truck early Saturday.

The Texas Department of Public Safety's preliminary crash report on the incident said Vincente Francisco Nandin, 39, was driving a car the wrong way on US Hwy 87 near mile post 482. A semi-truck, driven by Hercilio Vasquez Rodriguez, 44, of Killen, was traveling in the southbound lane.

Nandin's car hit Rodriguez's vehicle head-on.

Nandin was pronounced dead at the scene. Rodriguez was taken to Shannon Medical Center with non-incapacitating injuries, DPS said.

The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office and Wall Volunteer Fire Department assisted DPS at the scene.

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