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Police identify man killed in local car accident

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 2:58pm

TEMPLE -- Police have identified the man killed in a car accident in Temple.

49-year-old Allen Tow of Temple was killed Thursday night after the pickup he was driving crossed over into oncoming traffic on the State Highway 36 overpass over State Highway 317.

Tow's Chevy  collided with a Toyota Camry.

"Struck it almost head on, causing the Camry to spin to the side and the truck to roll onto its roof and slide along to approximately 50 yards before coming to a rest," said Sgt. Brad Hunt, Temple P.D.

Both the driver of the Camry and a passenger in the truck were taken to a local hospital.

Tow was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police are still investigating what caused him to cross over lanes.
 

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