UPDATE: Victims names released in fatal head-on collision
POSTED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:43pm
JACKSONVILLE — The names of the victims in the fatal head-on collision in Jacksonville have been released.
They are 17 year-old Patricia DeLuna of Jacksonville and 74 year-old Donald Duhon of Wills Point.
A DPS spokesman says two people have died in a head-on collision near Jacksonville.
According to officials, an elderly male was traveling eastbound and a teenage girl westbound on Highway 175 when they slammed into each other.
Troopers believe the man swerved into the girls lane, but they are not sure why at this time.
Names of the victims have not been released.
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office confirms a fatal wreck on Highway 175 near Reese Community.
Reese Community is located west of Jacksonville.
DPS officials are currently on the scene.
It is unclear how many people were killed in the accident.
KETK has a crew en route and will bring you more information as it becomes available.