The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a single vehicle crash that left two men dead.
According to a statement from DPS, the crash occurred at around 5:30 in the morning on Abram Road, north of 5 Mile Road in Palmview after a silver Chevy Impala was attempting to evade Palmview Police.
“The vehicle continued north on Abram Road at a high rate of speed driving recklessly,” the statement read. “As the vehicle approached a dirt portion of the roadway, and due to its unsafe speed, lost control, rolled-over striking a fence.”
Two men were ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Five other occupants, four men and a woman, were transported to local hospitals. Their identities have not been released at this time.
DPS and the Palmview Police Department are actively investigating the crash.