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Victims of fiery Texas crash identified



TX – Authorities Monday identified the two victims of a fiery crash Saturday night just east of Henderson as Benjamin Slaughter, Jr., 33, of Longview and Kirsten Charnell Herron, 26, of Pittsburg.

Department of Public Safety troopers responded to the crash at around 8:40 p.m. Saturday on State Loop 571.

Slaughter was southbound on the loop in a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer when the SUV veered into the northbound lane where it collided with a 2020 Mazda CX-5 that Herron was driving.

The Mazda burst into flames on impact.