Married couple driving separate vehicles killed in head-on crash

A married couple from Vernon, Texas was killed in a tragic car crash after they collided head-on into each other while driving separate vehicles.

26-year-old Kristina Munoz was driving her car north on County Road 87 Wednesday morning, and crashed into a truck driven by her husband, Nicolas Cruz, 31 – according to the Department of Public Safety Trooper Jymie Ha.

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Credit: Linda Stewart / Times Record News

They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities told the Times Record News they believe contributing factors of the accident could be speed and the layout of the road.

Troopers said the couple had just got married.

The investigation is ongoing.

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