Man Dies In Fatal Crash North Of Pecos

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A 21-year-old Colmesneil man was killed on Tuesday following a crash about 18 miles north of Pecos, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

Troopers were called to the crash around 12:50 a.m. Tuesday morning on Highway 285. 

Officials say Justin Phillips was dead south on Highway 285 and was approaching a curve. 

Phillips then entered the northbound lane at the curve and collided with a semi-truck, according to the report. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. 

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