Two people killed in car wreck after hitting tree in New Braunfels

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – According to the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, two people were killed after their SUV hit a tree Saturday evening.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are continuing to investigate the accident that killed both occupants of one vehicle.

According to Ethan Lindner, New Braunfels Fire Department battalion chief, police were sent to a vehicle fire in the 1000 block of Kroesche Lane at 4:57 p.m. Saturday.

Lindner said, “Units arrived at the location, almost near the Stars and Stripes Drive-In, where there was a vehicle fire.” He added that the vehicle was an Infinity Q50 SUV. Lindner said, “It apparently ran off the road, hit a tree, and caught fire.”

Sources claim the crash involved two 17-year-olds. Sgt. Orlando “Gus” Moreno, safety and education public information officer at the DPS office in San Antonio, confirmed that DPS troopers were at the scene but didn’t confirm the names and ages of the deceased.

On Tuesday afternoon, Moreno said, “I’m awaiting necessary information before I can release details of this crash.”

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