3 Dead After Head-On 18-Wheeler Crash in Royse City - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

3 Dead After Head-On 18-Wheeler Crash in Royse City

Eastbound lanes of I-30 were closed for several hours Wednesday

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    Three Killed in Royse City I-30 Crash

    Three people are dead after two tractor-trailers were involved in a head-on collision in Royse City Wednesday morning, police say. (Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016)

    Three people are dead after two tractor-trailers were involved in a head-on collision in Royse City Wednesday morning, police say.

    Royse City officials said a semi heading west on Interstate 30 crossed over the median and collided with another semi heading east just before 7 a.m.

    A third vehicle was also involved in the crash.

    All three drivers were killed in the crash. Capt. Greg Welch, with the Rockwall County Sheriff's Office, identified those killed as 38-year-old Guadalupe Garza Jr., of Lyford, Texas, a driver for TCI Trucking; 53-year-old Victor Bovkoun, of Ontario, Canada, a driver for Chantler Transport; and 56-year-old Kevin Battise, of Mesquite.

    I-30 Shut Down in Royse City After Fatal 18-Wheeler Crash

    [DFW] I-30 Shut Down in Royse City After Fatal 18-Wheeler Crash
    Chopper 5 captures the scene of a three-vehicle crash involving two 18-wheelers that left at least two people dead and shut down I-30 in Royse City Wednesday.
    (Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016)

    No other injuries were reported.

    All eastbound lanes of I-30 were closed until just before 6 p.m.

    No further details on the crash investigation have been released.

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