18-year-old killed in Wilson County crash with 18-wheeler identified
A woman killed Wednesday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler in Wilson County has been identified, officials said.
Marikate Georgann Maggio, 18, of Floresville, died in the collision that occurred at about 1 p.m. at U.S. 181 and FM 775.
Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Deon Cockrell said Maggio was driving south on U.S. 181 when she tried to make a left turn at FM 775.
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Her vehicle was struck by the tractor-trailer as it drove through the intersection, Cockrell said.
Maggio was taken to Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville where she later died, authorities said.
Troopers are investigating the crash. No new details, such as the cause of the accident, were released Thursday.
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