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Vehicle crashes into steel pole, kills two Longview men

LONGVIEW, TX - A one vehicle accident in Longview claimed the lives of two people over the weekend.

The wreck happened on Pine Tree Rd. north of Hwy 80 at Grand Ave., Sunday evening.

According to authorities, there were three people in the vehicle when it left the roadway and struck a large steel pole upholding the sign for an appliance store.

The impact of the crash damaged a large truck sitting on the other side of the pole.

No one was in that truck.

Upon arrival, officers found one person had been ejected from the vehicle. He was rushed to a Longview hospital with life-threatening injuries, and is currently in critical condition.

The occupants killed in the accident have been identified as Alonso Rivera, 20, and Jose Cervantes, 22, both of Longview.

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