Two individuals killed and one injured in Texas when a 350,000-pound load becomes detached from a truck and traps a vehicle

Emergency crews were called to the scene at 11:20 a.m., approximately 90 minutes north of Austin. Upon arrival, they discovered a vehicle carrying three people with a load weighing 350,000 pounds on top of it. The incident occurred at the intersection of Highway 36 and 317, as reported by Temple Fire & Rescue’s Facebook page. The Temple Police Department was also notified and responded to the incident.

The driver of the vehicle was safely extracted by EMS after a four-hour operation. According to officials, he was then airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Health with injuries that were deemed life-threatening.

According to USA TODAY, police are currently conducting an investigation but have not provided any additional comments at this time.

If you have any information about the incident, please contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477. The Crime Stoppers hotline accepts anonymous tips, so you can provide information without revealing your identity.

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