At approximately 9:40 a.m. Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to a major crash at F.M. 751 approximately 4.5 miles southeast of Quinlan.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a Chevy pick-up truck and GMC pick-up truck were both traveling northbound on F.M. 751. The Chevy pick-up truck lost a box containing food items and pulled over on the shoulder to attempt to retrieve the box. The GMC pick-up truck struck the box, side swiped the Chevy pick-up truck and crossed over guardrail landing in the lake below.

The driver of the Chevy pick-up truck was not injured, the driver of the GMC pick-up truck was pronounced deceased on scene.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.