2 killed in wreck near North Zulch

POSTED: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:10am
UPDATED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 5:22pm

Emergency crews responded to a deadly wreck near North Zulch Friday morning.

The crash occurred on Highway 21. Department of Public Safety officials have shut down both lanes of the roadway.

According to troopers, a beige truck traveling eastbound left the roadway, then overcorrected into the westbound lane and hit a commercial truck carrying rocks head on.

The passengers of the beige truck were pronounced dead at the scene. The victims have been identified as two men, ages 18 and 20. Their names have not been released, pending notification of kin.

The commercial truck driver was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

The highway reopened around 12:15 p.m.


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