ORANGE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Southeast Texas couple was killed when their car and a truck towing a trailer collided moments after the couple had just been married.
The crash happened about 3 p.m. Friday on State Highway 87 at Orange County Airport on the southwestern edge of Orange — 96 miles east of Houston near the border with Louisiana.READ MORE: Mother's Day Rush Highlights Staffing Shortages At North Texas Restaurants
Police say 19-year-old Harley Joe Morgan and his 20-year-old bride, Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, were leaving the office of the justice of the peace that married them when they pulled out onto the highway. The pickup truck towing a trailer carrying a tractor slammed into the couple’s car, killing them both.READ MORE: Body Of Elderly Man Recovered From Joe Pool Lake
Justice of the Peace Joy Dubose-Simonton, who performed the wedding, attended their bodies as coroner.
The truck driver was unhurt and the cause of the crash has not been released at this time.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed By Ex-Boyfriend, Who Was Later Found Dead By Suicide, Dallas Police Say
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