Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

Texas Crash Kills Two on Women's Basketball Team

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

Two members of the women’s basketball team at Texas A&M University-Commerce were killed and two critically injured in a traffic collision Tuesday in Paris, Texas, the university said.

"This is an unspeakable tragedy and a loss that is felt by the entire university community," A&M-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones said in a statement. "It is made more grievous by the dreams that will not be fulfilled.”

The two-vehicle accident occurred on Loop 286 in Paris, the university said. A dispatcher at the Paris Police Department said late Tuesday that no information on the victims or the vehicles involved was available.

The university said two of the women were pronounced dead at Paris Regional Medical Center, and two others were in critical condition.

The university is the second largest in the Texas A&M system, with more than 12,000 students.

— Gil Aegerter

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
MORE FROM news

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend nbcnews.com to a friend or colleague?

0 = Very unlikely
10 = Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Leave your email if you’d like us to respond. (Optional)

Please enter a valid email address

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making nbcnews.com a better place.