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At approximately 6 a.m. Friday, Highway Patrol Troopers were called to a crash on US 380 near New Hope Road.

On Friday, a Texas Department of Public Safety official said preliminary information indicated that a “roll off” truck was facing north making a left turn to go west on US 380 and that eastbound SUV struck the truck and two other vehicles. 

On Saturday morning, the official stated that updated information indicates a 2016 Volvo truck was stopped in a private driveway facing east and attempted to make a U-turn to go west. A 2016 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound and struck the truck and two other vehicles.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Charlie Winchester, 52, of Princeton, died at the scene. There were no other reported injuries.

The roadway was closed for a period of time. Troopers cleared the scene at around 1 p.m. Friday, the official said.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is currently available.

This story has been updated to reflect additional information provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

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