About 945 am Monday Ricky Dean Hues, 55, of Cleveland was driving east on SH 105 just east of the Trinity River bridge when they crossed the center line in what witnesses say was recklessly driving and possibly attempting to pass. and struck a Wal-Mart truck driven by Larry Randolph, head-on.
The impact caused Hues 93 Toyota Camry to burst into flames. Both Hues and his passenger Thomas Leroy Miller, 55, also of Cleveland died on the scene.
SH 105 was closed until just before 5pm as DPS investigated the crash and the scene was cleared.