Oil Truck Crashes Into Mertzon Store

On October 22, a large semi-trailer tank labeled “Fuel” drove into a store in Mertzon.

According to a county deputy, the driver was travelling north on U.S. 67 when he drove into the side of Hargrave’s located at 104 N. Broadway.

The driver claimed he didn’t remember anything when he was helped down from the truck, which had landed inside of the store.

The reason for the crash has yet to be identified and the incident is still under investigation.