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Coleman man dies in fatal head-on accident

CROSS PLAINS, Texas - A Coleman man died six miles north of Cross Plains in a fatal head-on accident on Highway 206.

James David Carpenter, 78, died on the scene.

Troopers said Carpenter attempted a U-turn and was in the wrong lane when he was struck head on by a second pickup.

Both the driver of the second pickup and the passenger in Carpenter's vehicle are fine.

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