DPS identifies pair killed in multi-vehicle crash on State Highway 46

Jason Joseph Cantu, 42, and Magdalena Hernandez, 21, died at scene

By Ben Spicer - Web Producer, Ivan Herrera - Web Producer

COMAL COUNTY, Texas - Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday evening on State Highway 46 between Guadalupe State Park and Blanco Road in Comal County, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

Jason Cantu, 42, and Magdalena Hernandez, 21, died after their 2016 Hyundai Accent was hit head-on by 2014 Ford F-250 truck.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the Ford F-250 was traveling eastbound on SH 46 when, for an unknown reason, it veered into the westbound lane and sideswiped a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro and a 2013 Buick Enclave traveling west.

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The F-250 then collided head-on with the Hyundai Accent, just before a 2015 Toyota Camry struck it from behind. 

Authorities said Cantu and Hernandez died at the scene despite rescue efforts.

The driver of the Buick, a 50-year-old man, was taken to University Hospital in stable condition. All the other people involved in the crash had only minor injuries.

DPS said everyone involved in the crash were wearing their seat belts. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office and the Bulverde Police Department all responded to the scene.

There is no word on what exactly caused the crash.

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