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Fiery wreck closes major Delta County highway

A major highway in Delta County was shut down Thursday because of a fiery accident involving a big rig and a service truck.

According to Delta County Sheriff's Office, A tanker truck loaded with gasoline and diesel fuel and a 1 ton service truck collided on Highway 24 at County Road 2000 just south of Cooper just before 7:40 a.m., Thursday.

Both vehicles caught fire on impact and were engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived on the scene.

Highway 24 was completely shut down just south of the city limits of Cooper. According to Garland DPS. It took hours for the wreck to be cleaned up and investigators to clear the scene.

The tanker truck was registered to a company in Bonham, Texas. The service truck was registered to a company in Weatherford, Texas.

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