Teenaged sisters die in crash outside of Alvarado

DPS Troopers are investigating a serious crash that occurred around noon today on County Road 604 at Happy Trail north of Alvarado.

Reports indicated a vehicle struck a guardrail at the bridge on County Road 604 just south of FM 917. Multiple people were injured at the scene.

Two people were pronounced deceased at the scene, according to Tarrant County Medical Examiner records. The two were sisters, both teenagers who lived not too far from the accident scene.

An adult female was transported to a local hospital.

We are still awaiting official details on the potential cause of the crash. Once the details have been released, we will publish them below.

Update from DPS:

On 5/24/20 at approximately 12:24 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to a one vehicle crash on CR604 just south of Happy Trail road in Johnson County.

The preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle was traveling north on CR604 approaching a bridge. For an as of yet undetermined reason the Ford veered to the left, just before the bridge, causing the Ford to strike the bridge railing with the front of the vehicle, impaling the vehicle onto the bridge railing where it came to a stop.

The driver, a 39 year-old woman, of Alvarado was transported by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital with injuries. Two 17 year-old juveniles, both from Alvarado, were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The investigation is still ongoing and there is no other information available at this time.