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Newlywed husband and wife traveling separately die in tragic head-on collision

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A North Texas newlywed couple are dead after being involved in a tragic head-on collision on a one-lane road near where both worked.

NBCDFW reported June 6 that 31-year-old Nicolas Cruz and 26-year-old Kristina Munoz collided three miles west of Odell, Texas, on County Road 87. Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are still investigating and have yet to determine what caused the wreck.

"After negotiating a curve in the road, collided head-on with unit number two, which was traveling south on County Road 87," said DPS Trooper Tony Fulton, according to KFDX in Wichita Falls.

The officer said that the crash occurred on a narrow blacktop road. "There are no shoulder markings and there are no center stripe markings," he added.

Both Cruz and Munoz were employees at Marhead Pullet Farm, which is located near the crash site.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no skid marks to indicate that one or both of the vehicles had applied their brakes are swerved in order to avoid each other. Investigators are trying to determine whether one or both of the vehicles were driving too far left of center.

Cruz and Munoz had been married for only a month.

Nicolas Cruz, according to authorities, is survived by three children.

In another somewhat similar incident in April, 20-year-old Logan Caruso was hit by his own 18-year-old sister, Kylee, when she lost control of her car on an icy Maine road. WCSH6 in Portland reported that the brother avoided a head-on collision by veering into a snowbank, but Kylee managed to clip the back of his vehicle anyway. The extensive damage to her vehicle trapped her inside for a few frightening moments, but her brother was able to finally wrestle the door open and get her out of her nearly demolished car. Both sustained minor injuries and walked away from the crash relatively unharmed.

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