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UPDATE: Manchester accident claims truck driver, overtaking suspected

Published:Friday | July 1, 2016 | 12:06 PM

A major accident involving two trucks on the Pen Hill Road in Manchester this morning has resulted in the death of one of the drivers and the injury of seven other people.

The dead truck driver has been identified as Royel Shirley of a Colleyville, Christiana address.

The Manchester police theorise that the accident which happened after seven o'clock this morning was caused by overtaking.

One truck reportedly ran into a nearby house causing injury to the seven occupants.

The individuals are being treated at hospital.

The police were still on the scene up to mid morning along with firefighters who are helping to clear the area of fallen utility poles and wires.