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Victoria man and woman killed in crash with Freightliner

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According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a three-vehicle fatality crash that happened on Saturday, March 10th left a man and woman from Victoria, Texas dead.  Police say it happened at about 10:30 p.m. two miles south of Refugio, Texas.

The press release states a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer was traveling north on US 77 in the right lane but attempted to make a left turn in a crossover in order to head south on US 77.  

A 2007 Honda motorcycle and a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling in the left lane on US 77 northbound crashed into the truck as it made the turn.  The drivers of the motorcycles, Glenn Dewayne Bray, 44, and Christine Diane Thames, 50, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The truck driver didn't stop and kept going south on US 77.  He was stopped in Woodsboro, Texas where he was arrested for fleeing the scene of a crash.  Police say he was not injured.

Troopers are still investigating the crash.   

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