A mother and her three children died in a fiery crash
when their sports utility vehicle slammed into a tree along U.S. 59 in
Live Oak County Sunday morning.
Troopers said the victims died at the scene.
family, from George West, was traveling southwest on U.S. 59 in a GMC
Yukon when the woman apparently lost control of the SUV, veered into the
median and smashed into a tree, troopers said. The SUV caught fire.
said investigators were trying to determine what caused the crash. The
weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the wreck.
Troopers are investigating the case.
George West is about 210 miles southwest of Houston.