At 8:36 pm a black pickup was traveling west on SH 105 about 2 miles east of FM 2518 in Cleveland when the driver attempted to pass an 18-wheeler. As the pickup entered the eastbound lane it struck another Chevrolet pickup head-on. The driver a Hispanic male aged 33, from Houston, and the left rear seat passenger in the westbound pickup died at the scene. The right rear passenger, a 33-year-old Hispanic male was Lifeflighted in critical condition to Memorial Hermann in Houston. The 15-year-old front-seat passenger was transported by ground ambulance as a precaution. DPS said the juvenile did not even suffer a scratch. The driver of the Eastbound pickup, a 56-year-old male from Saratoga, Texas was pronounced deceased on the scene. The 57-year-old female right seat passenger was flown by Lifeflight in critical condition to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Smith Wrecker and J+J Wreckers cleared the scene. HAZMAT International responded to the scene with a sweeper due to the heavy debris field on the roadway and hundreds of nails and screws. SH 105 reopened close to 2 am. Tarkington, Hardin, and Cleveland Fire Departments responded.