Two persons were taken to Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale after this Friday morning collision near Thorndale between an 18-wheeler and a Union Pacific pickup near UP railroad tracks which are undergoing a maintenance project. Trooper Jason Items said pickup driver Alfred Castillo, 35, of Hutto, and truck driver Davin Barnes, 34, of Elk City, Kansas, were both transported by AMR ambulance crews. Damages were termed moderate to the truck rig and extensive to the pickup. Rockdale volunteer firefighters and Thorndale Police patrol units also answered the 8:50 a.m. call on US 79 near County Road 434.

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