Traffic came to a stop on Friday evening, September 26, when a Yorktown man was airlifted to an area hospital following a collision involving a tractor and a king cab truck on FM 108, approximately 3 miles north of the FM 119 intersection. According to Yorktown Police Patrolman Josh Serbin, Hilmer Koopman of Yorktown was driving the tractor south on FM 108 when the tractor was hit from behind by the truck. Koopmann was airlifted by helicopter to an area hospital. DPS, DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office, Yorktown Police Department, Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department, and Yorktown EMS all responded to the scene.
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