Nacogdoches County, TX (3/24/2021) – A head on collision left three people dead and one person injured Wednesday evening.
The accident happened on State Highway 7 around 6:40 p.m. when a car headed west drove over into the eastbound lane and struck an SUV headed east head-on.
The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as 23-year-old Sarah Barton.
The driver of the Chevrolet was also pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the car, identified as Brandon Guy, 26, was also pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the SUV, identified as Sammy Bell, 40, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
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: CBS 19
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