Taylor police investigating first fatal collision of the year
TAYLOR, Texas - The Taylor Police Department says it is investigating its first fatal collision of the year.
The crash happened at around 5:45 a.m. on Monday, June 1 in the 300 block of Carlos Parker Boulevard SW in Taylor.
Police say the preliminary investigation shows that 24-year-old Dillon Patrick Coy was driving a 2001 Honda Civic westbound on Carlos Parker Boulevard SW when he went off the roadway.
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Coy struck a reflector pole on the right side of the roadway before he over-corrected, veered left, and then crossed the median into oncoming traffic. He then struck an 18-wheeler.
Coy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the 18-wheeler, identified as 56-year-old Theodore Dalton Wells, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Seton Williamson County Medical Center.
Police say no charges are expected to be filed at this time.