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2 killed, 4 injured in Texas crash

Two Texas residents were killed and four teens were injured in a two-car collision on U.S. 84 on Feb. 3. The accident occurred just east of Fairfield at approximately 7 p.m.

According to media reports, a 2001 Cadillac attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing zone on U.S. 84 and smashed into an oncoming 2017 Chevrolet Cruz. Two passengers in the Chevrolet, a 62-year-old Meridian woman and a 38-year-old Plano man, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The Chevrolet's driver, a 64-year-old Meridian man, was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Waco with undisclosed injuries. He was later listed in stable condition.

The driver of the Cadillac, a 17-year-old male from Palestine, was taken to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital and listed in stable condition. One 16-year-old male passenger and two 18-year-old male passengers were taken to East Texas Medical Center Tyler with serious injuries. A 17-year-old male passenger was listed in stable condition at Freestone Medical Center. None of the teens were wearing seat belts, according to authorities. The crash remains under investigation.

Head-on collisions can be caused by a number of factors, but in many cases it is due to the negligence of the motorist who is driving the wrong way or who crosses the median in an area where that is prohibited. People who have been injured in such a crash may want to have an attorney review the accident investigation report in order to determine whether the filing of a lawsuit against the driver would be advisable.

Source: KCEN TV, "Two are dead and four struggling for their life after a fatal crash on US 84," Katie Grovatt, Feb. 4, 2017

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