18-wheeler crash shuts down U.S. 290 in Blanco County

    18-wheeler crash in Blanco County on Thursday, November 8, 2018. (Photo provided by Comal Towing)

    Emergency crews said at least one person was killed in a massive crash involving an 18-wheeler in Blanco County.

    The crash, which happened early Thursday morning, prompted the shutdown of U.S. Hwy. 290 near Hwy. 281, north of Blanco.

    Pictures provided by crews at the scene showed a wrecked 18-wheeler that apparently went off a bridge and landed in the brush below at McCall Creek.

    No details were provided about the person who died in the crash. The area remained closed at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.

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