Head-On Crash On Central Texas Highway Kills Two

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HILL COUNTY (April 11, 2013)—A head-on crash Wednesday night on State Highway 22 in Hill County left two people dead, the Department of Public Safety said Thursday.

The accident was reported at around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday two miles east of Whitney where a westbound 2005 Dodge Magnum crossed into the opposite lane of the highway and collided head-on with an eastbound 2004 Toyota four-door, the DPS said.

The 22-year-old Whitney man who was driving the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 43-year-old Hubbard woman who was driving the Toyota later died at a hospital.

Both victims were alone in their vehicles, the DPS said.

The names of the victims weren’t immediately available Thursday.