Harris County, TX (6/27/2021) – Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in northeast Harris County on Sunday.
The wreck occurred around 4:30 p.m. when a car lost control on Beaumont Highway in the rain and crossed into oncoming traffic, where it was struck by a truck.
Two people were pronounced dead at the scene.
Two others were taken to the hospital in unknown condition.
The driver of the truck was charged with a DWI.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Inclement Weather Accidents
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