UPDATE: DPS officials release names of victims in Wichita Co. fiery 18-wheeler crash

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Update: Department of Public Safety officials release the names of victims of Wichita County fiery 18-wheeler collision.

According to DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing, Martin Allen Cain, 46, and Ronnie Lorenzo Brown, 29, both from Ocala, Florida, died as a result of an early morning crash off Highway 287.

Buesing said the wreck happened about 2 a.m. near Rifle Range Road. That’s when Buesing said two 18-wheelers traveling north collided with one another for an unknown reason, which caused both vehicles to crash.

According to Buesing, the crash caused one of the vehicles to catch fire and shortly after caused the second to catch fire.

One driver was able to escape from his burning vehicle with minor injuries, Buesing said. However, Cain and Brown from the other burning vehicle did not make it out and were pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash is still under investigation, so stick with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest information.

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Original story: Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a double fatality involving two semi-trucks early Wednesday morning in Wichita County.

According to DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing, it happened at 2 a.m. near Highway 287 and Rifle Range Road. That’s when Buesing said two 18-wheelers traveling north collided with one another for an unknown reason, which caused both vehicles to crash.

According to Buesing, the crash caused one of the vehicles to catch fire and shortly after caused the second to catch fire.

One driver was able to escape from his burning vehicle with minor injuries, Buesing said. However, two people from the other burning vehicle did not make it out and were pronounced dead on the scene.

The victims have not yet been identified and the cause of the collision is still unknown.

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