Texas firefighter dies in a head-on collision with 18-wheeler
Lt. Jared Snell was driving home when authorities said he tried to pass a vehicle in his eastbound lane and crashed head-on into an 18-wheeler
By Jasper Scherer
HUMBLE, Texas — An Atascocita firefighter was killed Friday night after colliding head-on with an 18-wheeler truck on State Highway 105 near Cleveland, the Atascocita Fire Department announced.
Lt. Jared Snell was driving home around 8 p.m. when authorities said he tried to pass a vehicle in his eastbound lane and crashed head-on into the 18-wheeler traveling west, KPRC reported.
The crash occurred about 10 miles east of Cleveland, Atascocita Fire Department spokesperson Jerry Dilliard said.
"Our hearts are broken, and our thoughts and prayers are with Jared Snell's family," Dilliard said. "Details regarding funeral arrangements for Jared will be provided as they become available."
Snell joined the Atascocita Fire Department in April 2017 after previously serving in the Baytown Fire Department.
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