Two children killed as storm swept eastward

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed two children were killed Saturday after a tree fell on the vehicle they were in during a severe storm.

According to Angelina County Sheriff’s Captain Alton Lendermen, the 3-year old and 8-year old children were in a car with there parents in the 100 block of DeWitt Hinson Road in Pollock.

Lendermen said a large tree fell on the vehicle. The mother and father were able to get out of the vehicle. Lendermen said the children were killed when the tree fell on the car.

Crews are still on the scene of the incident.