Early-morning crash kills one, sends 2 to local hospital

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) One person was killed and two others were injured in an early morning accident, Temple police say.

According to police, officers responded to the accident around 4:15 a.m. Saturday in the 5600 block of Southwest HK Dodgen Loop.

Quinton Raeford, 53, was pronounced dead and two others were taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say an initial investigation indicates Raeford was traveling in the wrong direction and collided with the oncoming vehicle.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

TPD's Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the accident.

No other details were released.