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.