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News by Date: July 2018

"Death Highway" in Texas' Permian Basin Sees Accidents, Fatalities Pick Up as Oil Price Rises

Route 285 is the formal designation for one of the main roads used to carry supplies to and from the oilfields of West Texas. Locals call it something else: "Death Highway." Last year, 93 people died in accidents involving trucks just on the Texas-side of the Permian Basin, or 43 percent more than...

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