One killed, One injured in Bell County crash

One person is dead and another hurt after a crash on FM 439 in Bell County.

BELL COUNTY - One person is dead and another person was injured after a crash Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of FM 439 and Courtney Lane.

According to officials the accident happened at 3 p.m. A green van with two occupants inside was traveling eastbound and attempted to make a left turn on Courtney Lane when a three-axle truck going in the same direction took evasive action - colliding with the van causing both vehicles to veer off the road. 

The collision killed the van driver, and the passenger was taken to an area hospital with injuries. The truck driver received no injuries from the crash. 

Officials said there is no suspicion of alcohol or drugs for the truck driver. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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