Victim identified in fatal crash near Aspermont

STONEWALL COUNTY, Texas - The victim in a fatal crash that happened near Aspermont in Stonewall County has been identified. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety said 69-year-old Stephen Lloyd Fitts, of Spur, died in that crash. 

It happened at 1:33 p.m. Friday. 

Investigators said a tractor-trailer was stopped in the eastbound lane of US-380 waiting to make a left turn onto US-83 northbound. 

They said Fitts was stopped in his pickup behind that tractor-trailer when a second tractor-trailer hit Fitts' pickup from behind. 

The collision pushed the pickup into the back of the stopped tractor-trailer. It then caught fire.

The crash is under investigation. 

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