Two dead in Weatherford crash

Posted Thursday, Jul. 18, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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Thirteen units of the Weatherford Police Department are on the scene of a deadly head-on collision at the 2200 block of Highway 180 (Fort Worth Highway), just east of FM 730.

The accident occurred at 3:46 p.m. when a vehicle, traveling at a high rate of speed and heading in the wrong direction going eastbound in the westbound lane, struck another vehicle.

Both drivers, one male and one female, were declared dead at the scene.

Traffic in both directions is being re-routed and drivers are being asked to avoid the area, if possible, or seek alternate routes.

The names of the victims, as well as the make and model of the vehicles, have not been released.

Further information will follow.

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