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Two motorcyclists killed in Coleman County head-on crash Saturday

The crash happened on US Hwy 84 near Coleman Saturday afternoon.
Credit: Associated Press

Two men riding motorcycles were killed in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon on Hwy 84, 1.9 miles south of Coleman.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said John Roger Ortiz, 40, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Rogelio Espinoza, 42, of San Antonio, were riding motorcycles south on Hwy 84.

A pickup truck, driven by Mary Francene Nix, 72, of Coleman, was traveling north on the highway when the truck crossed the center stripe and hit Ortiz and Espinoza head-on. 

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. Nix was taken to Hendrick Medical Center with what DPS said was an incapacitating injury.

The crash is still under investigation.

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