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TRAGIC: 2 Star TX Trinity Valley Cardinal Football Players Killed In Gas Tanker Collision

Bryce Cook and Tyler Spillman have been named as the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinal football players killed in a fiery crash on FM 488.

The early-morning fatal crash occurred Monday on a rural road north of Fairfield in Freestone County. Spillman, of Spring, and Cook, of Houston were both 19 years old.

Spillman and Cook were headed north in a passenger car on FM 488 when the car crossed into the path of a southbound gasoline tanker at around 3:45 a.m. Monday about 1. 5 miles north of FM 416, Wilson said. The car and the cab of the 18-wheeler both burst into flames after the collision, he said.

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