Two Killed in Premont Truck Accident

PREMONT, TX - Two men were killed and 12 more injured when a pickup truck missed a turn and hit a tree Saturday night near Premont. 

According to officials, the truck failed to stop at an intersection and then tried to recover by making a left turn at high speeds. It crashed into a tree. 

The driver and one passenger died on scene. The other twelve who were injured were all passengers in the truck and were transported to hospitals in Corpus Christi, Kingsville and Alice. 

There is some speculation that the passengers could have been smuggled immigrants. Officials are still attempting to identify the victims. 

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