POSTED: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 5:10pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 5:35pm
An East Texas man was killed early Friday morning after the vehicle he was driving was hit by an 18 wheeler.
The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. at the intersection of FM 13 and FM 856 about 4 miles east of Troup in Cherokee County.
Cherokee County DPS troopers tells us the driver of a 2003 Mustang pulled out in front of an 18 wheeler on FM 13. The driver of the Mustang, Joshua Page, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18 wheeler, Jay Cloud, 45, was not hurt.
Troopers say Page was not wearing his seat belt.
DPS troopers are still investigating the incident.