2 die in Panola Auto Accident

Two East Texas men died today in a head-on collision in Panola county. It happened around 4 this morning on Loop 315, just West of Carthage.

State troopers say the driver of the 18- wheeler veered off the road and hit a car. 45 year old "Darrin Higgins" and 53 year old "Stephen Johnston", both of Carthage, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18 wheeler walked away with minor injuries. No word on the cause of the accident.