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Head-On Crash Kills 5 in Ellis County Sunday Morning

Investigators say five people have been killed in a head-on traffic accident in Ellis County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says the wreck happened around 10:15 a.m. Sunday on Texas 34 near Bardwell, about 40 miles south of Dallas.

DPS Sgt. Sara Warren said Monday that everyone in both vehicles died, including a man and two children in a pickup truck and two men in a car.

Warren said authorities are trying to determine why the westbound pickup veered into the eastbound lane and struck the oncoming car

Names of the victims weren’t immediately released.

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