2 killed in head-on collision in SA County

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Two men were killed Thursday morning in a head-on collision in San Augustine County.

Brandin Scott Helton, 24, of Broaddus, and Billie Gene Amburn, 60, of Center were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the DPS report, Helton was driving a Dodge Ram northbound on State Highway 147, one mile south of U.S. 96, at 5:50 a.m., when he crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2008 Ford F-250, driven by Amburn.

Helton was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.

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