SAN ANTONIO - A man is dead and another in the hospital after an early morning accident involving a big rig.

The accident happened just after 5:30 a.m. Monday when a truck pulling a shipping trailer was traveling west on Watson Road toward Somerset. Police said as the truck was rounding a curve, the trailer came unhooked and hit a vehicle.

The man inside that vehicle had to be extracted and unfortunately, did not make it.

A second vehicle was also hit by the trailer and that driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.