According to the The Texas Department of Transportation, two people were killed following a three-vehicle crash outside of Nacogdoches on SH 7 Thursday afternoon.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 3:15 p.m., a 1999 GMC SUV was traveling east on SH 7, about one half mile east of Nacogdoches. The GMC crossed the center stripe of SH 7 and struck a westbound 2016 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer.
After the collision with the Freightliner, the Chevrolet struck a westbound 2012 Mack truck tractor semi-trailer.
Seatbelts were not worn by the driver, Harolyn Fancher, 57, and passenger, Michael Fancher, 44, both of Nacogdoches. They were ejected from the GMC.
Both Harolyn and Michael Fancher were pronounced deceased at the scene.
Two additional passengers in the GMC were not injured.
William Mask, 38, from Conroe, TX, was identified as the driver of the Freightliner.
David Watson, 55, from Nacogdoches, TX, was identified as the driver of the Mack.
Mask and Watson were not injured in the collision.
This crash remains under investigation.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.