Quitman man dies in Mineola wreck

Published on Sunday, 12 January 2014 20:03 - Written by Staff reports

A Quitman man was killed Sunday morning when his car collided with an 18-wheeler.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 69, about 5 miles northwest of Mineola at 10:19 a.m., according to a report filed by Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Tommy Barrett.

Michael Ray Neagle, 56, was driving north on the highway when his 2004 Chevrolet Impala veered into the south lane and struck an 18-wheeler, according to the report.

Neagle died at the scene, and it was unknown if he was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured in the crash.