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Two Dead in Head-on Collision Near Athens

Preliminary investigation indicates that 44 Year Old, Dylan Wade Taylor of Athens, Texas was traveling South on Highway 19, in a 2011 Infiniti G25.

60 Year old Glenn Eric Davisson, of Thornton, Texas was traveling North on Highway 19 in a 2003 Toyota Tundra.

For a reason yet unknown, Davisson failed to maintain a single lane, crossing over the center line, entering the Southbound lanes, striking Taylor head on.

79 year old, Charles Stephen Holden of Euless, Texas was Southbound on Highway 19, traveling in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. As Holden approached the accident, he was unable to stop in time, striking both vehicles involved in the head on collision, causing major damage.

In result of the accident Dylan Wade Taylor and Glenn Eric Davisson were both pronounced deceased on the scene by Justice of the Peace, Milton K Adams.

Charles Stephen Holden was transported to UT Health Of Athens, Texas with non-incapacitating injuries, and is expected to make a full recovery.

This investigation is ongoing, and no additional information is available.

This accident was investigated by Texas DPS Trooper J. Sparkman – DPS Athens.

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