Guadalupe County, TX (11/12/2019) – Two women were killed in a two-vehicle collision early Saturday morning in Guadalupe County.
The accident occurred on State Highway 130 around 1:10 a.m. when a woman driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck in the wrong direction on the toll road collided into a Chrysler 300.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Deon Cockrell, the driver’s side front of the truck collided with the driver’s side front of the other woman’s car. The pickup truck then veered off and erupted into flames.
The woman in the pickup truck was severely burned and died at the scene. She was identified as 25-year-old Nicole Salazar.
The second driver, 45-year-old Trina Crump, was also killed at the scene.
The passenger riding in the second car suffered injuries and was transported to South Austin Medical Center.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Source: Seguin Gazette
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