UPDATE: Two dead in fatal Bell County crash

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ROGERS, Texas – UPDATE: The second victim in a deadly head-on crash in Bell County has been identified.

The crash occurred on US-190 on Monday afternoon, approximately five miles west of Rogers. Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to the scene.

A Kia passenger car traveling eastbound drove onto the wrong side of the roadway and crashed into the front of a Chevrolet SUV traveling westbound.

The driver of the Kia, identified as 48-year-old Alicea Shafer, of Rogers, was pronounced dead at the scene. The next of kin has been notified.

The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 51-year-old Patricia Nellums, of Copperas Cove, also died. The passenger of the Chevrolet was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

The investigation is still active.

Source: Texas Department of Public Safety

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