Two Van Zandt County residents are dead after a car accident Monday night south of Van.

According to DPS, the crash occurred on FM 314, south of FM 858, between Van and Highway 64. A Chevrolet Suburban and a Ford Ranger were involved, and both vehicles caught fire.

The vehicles collided head on," said DPS Trroper Jean Dark.

The crash is being investigated.

29-year-old Jason Miller of Van, and 26-year-old Jill Troquille of Ben Wheeler were killed in the accident.

Van and Ben Wheeler Fire Departments extinguished the fire before 10 pm.

 

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