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Deadly July 4th crash in Commerce

By Brad Kellar

Commerce, TX –

A Hunt County teenager died and two others were taken to a Dallas hospital following the collision of a car and small pickup at the intersection of Highway 50 and Culver Street in Commerce.

The victim is identified as 18 year old Taylor Hager of Cash. The identities of the injured were not released.

Authorities said the crash occured around 1 a.m. Wednesday as the eastbound car failed to stop for a red light and struck the northbound truck. Hager was the front-seat passenger in the car. The injured were the car driver and a backseat passenger. The driver of the pickup was not injured.