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Truck fire Truck fire Truck fireSpicewood Volunteer Fire Department firefighters check for hot spots after extinguishing a truck fire at the intersection of Texas 71 and High Plains Trail in Spicewood about 3 p.m. June 27. Texas Department of Public Safety officials say the truck was traveling west at a high rate of speed when it left Texas 71 for an unknown reason. The vehicle then crashed through a wooden fence, struck some rocks, rolled and burst into flames. Travis County STAR Flight transported the driver, a Kingsland man, to University Medical Center Brackenride-Seton in Austin. A trooper said the man was in and out of consciousness and unable to answer questions at the time. Spicewood crews contained and extinguished the fire. The accident remains under investigation. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton