3 Paris teens die in fatal crash and 5 others hospitalized

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PARIS, TX - Three teenagers are dead and five hospitalized after a fatal crash in Lamar County.

Texas DPS says the one-vehicle car accident that killed three Paris teens and left 5 others hospitalized happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday.

Troopers say 18 year old Robert Russell, and 19 year olds Colbie Miller and Bailee Sims were killed in the crash.

Russell was driving a 2006 Chevrolet pickup westbound on F.M. 906, when troopers say the vehicle went off the road, struck a tree, and then rolled several times.

The remaining 5 teens were sent to area hospitals.

The crash is still under investigation, we'll bring you more information as we get it.