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Identities of Canton crash victims released

CANTON, TX (KLTV) – Three people are dead following a head-on collision in Van Zandt County.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 19 and CR 4201, south of Canton.

DPS troopers tell KLTV 7 that the driver of a silver Mercedes, Sebastian Ostoin, 19, of Canton, was heading north on 19, while in the wrong lane.

Ostoin's car reportedly collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by Francisco Puga, 43 of Athens, which was knocked on its side and caught fire.

Francisco Puga and his passenger, 60-year-old Kathleen Shue were trapped inside the pickup during the fire. They were pronounced dead at the scene, as well as Sebastian Ostoin, the driver of the Mercedes.

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