UPDATE: Man and child killed in Collin County crash

The TxDPS has released additional information regarding the fatality accident we first posted yesterday evening.

Around 7:30pm, agencies were called to a major accident on Highway 121 near CR 528 in rural Collin County. Two people were pronounced deceased on the scene.

Additional information indicates a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling north on the highway. The driver of the Camaro attempted to pass a vehicle in the passing zone, but lost control, drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Investigators are still trying to determine why the vehicle lost control.

A mid-30’s year old male and an 8 year old male were both killed in the crash. Both were from the Whitewright area, just a few miles from the crash scene, according to law enforcement.