2 killed, 1 hospitalized in Wednesday morning crash

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A two vehicle accident at 6:45 Wednesday morning has claimed the lives of the drivers of both vehicles.

DPS says Tom J. Culwell, 67, of Fairfield, Texas and Kerri Michelle Jenkins, 33, of Jacksonville both died at the scene of the wreck.

DPS says Culwell was traveling south of Highway 69 and veered into the northbound lane striking the car driven by Jenkins.

A passenger in Jenkins car, Kurn Jermaine Green, 33, of Jacksonville is hospitalized in Tyler in fair condition.

The fatal wreck happened on Highway 69 near Love's Lookout in Cherokee County.

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