7 dead in Texas highway crash, 1 in critical condition

NEW BRAUNFELS: A young SUV passenger involved in a head-on crash on a Texas highway that killed seven people remained in critical condition on Tuesday.
The crash between the SUV and a van that veered into an oncoming lane happened on Sunday evening on a dual carriageway in the suburbs Comal County near Saint Antoine.
The Texas Department of Public Safety did not immediately release the names or ages of the victims, but said in a statement that five of the killed victims were riding in the SUV, including two children and the driver.
Another young SUV passenger was transported to a San Antonio hospital in critical condition, according to the DPS.
A driver and passenger of the Ford F-150 pickup truck were pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation indicated that the van hit the SUV head-on on a farm-to-market road, authorities said.
DPS said no one else was involved in the accident. No other details were immediately released.


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