UPDATED | Februaru 3, 2015 5:00 PM

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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Three people have been killed in an accident on U.S. Highway 69, near the Fannin and Hunt County line.

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The head-on crash involved an 18-wheeler and a smaller-sized SUV.

According to investigators, the SUV was northbound when it crossed over into the southbound lane.  All three occupants in the SUV, a man, woman and infant child, were killed in the crash.

The names of the deceased have not been released.

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Police closed Highway 69 for hours while officials with the Leonard Police Department investigated.

Fannin County emergency officials initially requested assistance from the Celeste Fire Department to help victims.

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