UPDATE: Aledo couple killed in crash along I-20 in Parker County

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Saturday night around 9:30PM in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 just before Gilbert Pit Road.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene after a vehicle reportedly crashed off the roadway, struck a tree, and caught fire.

Brock-Dennis FD and Millsap FD both responded to the scene along with Lifecare EMS and multiple law enforcement officers. One vehicle was fully engulfed with flames upon arrival.

Unfortunately, both occupants in the vehicle were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified both victims as a 21-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman. Both were from Aledo. Reports state the two were in a dating relationship.

We are awaiting an official report from DPS regarding the crash and the possible cause. Once received, we will publish the information below.