A Thornton man was killed and two other people injured in a three vehicle accident east of Marlin Thursday afternoon.
Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Ryan Howard said the crash occurred about 2:15 p.m. on State Highway 7 near Falls County Road 181.
Troopers report a Cadillac CTS was going west on Highway 7 when the driver lost control and the Cadillac slid into the eastbound lane, striking a Western Star truck tractor semi-trailer that was going east.
The 18-wheeler was caused to enter the west bound lane and crashed into a Dodge 3500 pickup.
The driver of the Dodge, identified ass 63-year-old Donald Beaman of Thornton, Texas was pronounced dead at the scene.
Both occupants of the Cadillac were transported to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest in Waco in critical condition.
The investigation into the crash was still active Friday.