BOWIE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Katelyn Vaughn, of Simms, Texas, Megan Daniel and Ashlin Cox, both of New Boston, Texas, have been identified as the victim in a Sunday triple-fatal vehicle crash in Bowie County.

Vaughn and Daniel, both 17, and 19-year-old Cox, were all killed in a vehicle crash near De Kalb early Sunday morning.


According to reports, Vaughn was operating a Chevrolet Malibu on CR-3302 near De Kalb, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle the became submerged in a creek.

Vaughn and her two passengers, Cox and Daniel, were all pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Bowie County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,565. Its legal county seat is Boston, though its courthouse is located in New Boston. The county is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo – Wikipedia.