Four Killed in Car Accident Near Sulphur Springs

Four people were killed including a family of three in a car wreck near Sulphur Springs Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 3:00pm on Highway 154 in Hopkins County. DPS troopers say a Mazda pick-up truck traveling south, veered off the road, overcorrected and slammed into a northbound Chrysler New Yorker.

A man, woman and their 2-year old child riding in the car were killed instantly.

The Mazda's pickup's female driver and two male passengers were ejected. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene. DPS troopers say no one in the truck was wearing a seatbelt. But, the baby was strapped into a safety seat.  The mother was traveling with the baby in the backseat of the car and was not wearing a safety belt.