Hudson accident kills two, injures one

HUDSON, TX (KTRE) - A minute after midnight a car accident killed two men and severely injured another.

The driver, John Lee Wade was headed west on FM 706 when his car left the road and hit a tree at FM 706 at Stephenson Brown Road in Hudson. The 2009 Dodge Coupe caught fire.

Nineteen year old Arturo DeJesus Jr. of Diboll died at the scene from burns he received.  The second passenger, 20 year old Thomas Martinez was transported to Memorial Medical Center.  He, too, was severely burned and was pronounced dead at 7:00 a.m.

Wade is a 19-year-old U.S. Marine from Livingston. DPS troopers say none of them were wearing seatbelts. The accident is still under investigation.