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Ponder, Texas — February 28, 2013

At least one person had to be airlifted from a major accident in Ponder on Thursday.

The crash occurred near the Midway Truck Stop on U.S. Route 380 close to the intersection with Farm-to-Market Road 156. The Denton County Sheriff’s Office said that one person was possibly pinned in a vehicle and required extraction. The accident was a head-on crash.

No names were given in the accident. The severity of the injuries involved was unknown.

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 68 percent of motor vehicle fatalities in 2010 were passenger vehicle occupants, 13 percent were pedestrians, 13 percent were motorcyclists, 2 percent were bicyclists, and 1 percent were occupants of large trucks.

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