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DPS identifies two killed in Houston County wreck

Brendan Galloway (Source: Facebook) Brendan Galloway (Source: Facebook)
Mariaah Lopez (Source: Facebook) Mariaah Lopez (Source: Facebook)
(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Two people were killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash early Sunday morning.

DPS troopers responded to the wreck around 4 a.m. on FM 357, four miles south of Kennard.

According to the DPS preliminary crash investigation, a 2016 Chevrolet pickup, driven by 18-year-old Austin Cline Catoe, left the roadway traveling north on FM 357, causing the vehicle to rollover and strike multiple trees.

Catoe was transported to Houston County Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Two passengers in the truck, 17-year-old Mariaah Lopez, and 22-year-old Brendan Galloway were killed in the wreck. Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene, and Galloway was transported to HCMC, and was pronounced dead. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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