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Cause Determined for Car Accident That Killed Two Texoma Teens

Major traffic accident on kell west
Major traffic accident on Kell West near Harrison (photo via WFPD)
Dalton Scwartz-Maxwell
Dalton Scwartz-Maxwell, 18

The cause of a fatal car accident that occured on Kell West just after 5pm on Friday (1/4) killing two Archer City teens has been determined.

Wichita Falls Police Information Officer Sergeant John Spragins says that the several-car collision was caused by a lead vehicle slowing down on the freeway causing other vehicles behind to wreck.

The two teens who died, 17-year-old Shon Blair and 18-year-old Dalton Schwartz-Maxwell were both in a Chevy Aveo. 17-year-old Billy Bob Skaggs, also in the Aveo, and 30-year-old Tiffanie Gonzales, in a separate vehicle, were also seriously injured.

Shon Blair
Shon Blair, 17

While the setting sun was in fact glaring down the westbound lanes of Kell, Sergeant Spragins says that glare will not be listed as a factor in the crash report.

A benefit account to help the Schwartz-Maxwell family with funeral expenses has been set up at American National Bank under the name Heather Jolyn Maxwell.

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