Two men killed in one-vehicle Nacogdoches Co. crash

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Two men were pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle accident Sunday evening in northern Nacogdoches County.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 22-year-old Matthew Pickens of Houston was driving west on FM 1087, when he lost control around 7:55 p.m.

His 2003 Pontiac four-door veered off Camp Tonkawa Road, East of U.S. Highway 259, overturned and struck two trees.

Pickens and his passenger, 22-year-old Biko Benefield, of Texas City, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Both men were wearing seatbelts.

The preliminary DPS report indicated the roadway was dry at the time.

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