The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to the scene of a major traffic accident south of Tahoka around 5:30 am Tuesday morning.
According to preliminary reports from DPS Sgt. John Gonzales, a Ford Expedition was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Highway 87 south of Tahoka and crashed into a pickup traveling southbound.
According to reports, both vehicles landed in the center median. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene.
DPS continues to investigate and has not released any further information. The names of the victims have not been released, pending the notification of family.