Two people killed in wreck on Loop 281

Two people killed in wreck on Loop 281
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 9:28am

Two people were killed Monday night when their cars collided on Loop 281 in Harrison County three miles north of FM 968, according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials.

Tysheliamie Jordan, 45, of Marshall and Ricardo Gonzales, 23, of Longview were pronounced dead at the scene, a DPS spokeswoman said.

The two-vehicle wreck happened about 8:25 p.m. when the vehicle driven by Jordan entered the northbound lane traveling south, DPS said.

Jordan’s 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis hit Gonzales’ 2007 Lincoln MKZ head on, DPS said.

DPS officials said they do not yet know why Jordan was traveling in the wrong direction.

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