According to reports, the fatal crash occurred on Highway 259 near FM 349 around 3:58 pm Sunday.
A police investigation has determined that a Nissan car was traveling southbound on Highway 259 when it drove into oncoming traffic and collided with a 1999 Saturn.
The driver of the Saturn, identified as Dakota Patrick Harris, was flown to a hospital in Tyler with critical injuries. He later died. The driver of the Nissan, 79-year-old Mary Virginia Cameron, was transported to a Longview hospital where she too died of her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information related to this crash should contact Traffic Officer Jason Romine at 903-983-1559. Refer to case number 1803-1237.
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