Three Killed In Upshur County Crash

A fiery one vehicle crash killed three East Texas men.

It happened late Friday night at the intersection of Water Tower road and Water Tower Loop just east of Big Sandy.

Investigators say the car crashed into a tree, and burst into flames.  24 year old Christopher Pharriss of Karnack, 19 year old Matthew Purdy and 21 year old Christopher Wheat, both of Big Sandy, were all killed in the crash.

The accident is being investigated by state troopers.

Bob Hallmark reporting