A man was killed late Wednesday afternoon on HWY 154 after being struck in the roadway.

According to DPS, 23-year-old Jeremy Chase Hargrove was 7 miles south of Sulphur Springs, between Yantis and Sulphur Springs when he swerved in his vehicle to try and avoid a deer. His car was then struck by an18-wheeler, ejecting him from the vehicle. The man was then hit by an oncoming truck-tractor and killed.

The passenger of the vehicle has been treated and released from a Tyler hospital.