DPS release names of head-on crash victims

DPS officials released the names of the two men who died following a head-on collision in Wichita Co. on Friday afternoon.  (Source:RNN Texoma)
DPS officials released the names of the two men who died following a head-on collision in Wichita Co. on Friday afternoon.  (Source:RNN Texoma)
DPS officials released the names of the two men who died following a head-on collision in Wichita Co. on Friday afternoon.  (Source:RNN Texoma)
DPS officials released the names of the two men who died following a head-on collision in Wichita Co. on Friday afternoon.  (Source:RNN Texoma)

BURKBURNETT, Tx (RNN Texoma) - DPS officials released the names Friday afternoon of the two men who died following a head-on collision in Wichita Co. on Thursday night.

Devery Lionel Holliday, 54, of Burkburnett and Russell Jay Williams, 57, of Wichita Falls, died following the crash one mile south of Daniels Road on I-44 on Thursday night.

DPS officials said crews were called to the scene around 8:15 p.m. Eyewitness reports to DPS said one car was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-44 when it hit another car head-on.

Officials said according to witness statements, Williams was seen driving across the center median into southbound traffic while traveling north where he collided with Holliday head-on.

Traffic was shut down in the southbound lanes and northbound lanes were reduced to one lane until the scene was cleared. The roadway was cleared for traffic for drivers Friday morning.

The Wichita County Sheriff's Office and DPS troopers responded. The accident remains under investigation.

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