WISE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Brittany Counts, Wyatt Mask, Preslee Mask and an unborn child, have been identified as the victims in a Monday fatal vehicle crash near Parker County, Texas.

Counts, 25, was killed along with her unborn child and the two youths, 7 and 4, in a Monday afternoon vehicle crash near Springtown.


According to reports, Counts was operating a Ford Edge on State Highway 199 in Springtown, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a pickup truck around 12:30 p.m. Monday. The force of the crash sent the Ford into opposing lanes where it was struck by a second pickup truck.

Counts and the children were killed in the crash.

The driver of the second pick-up, 72-year-old Beauford Basped, Jr., of Kennedale, was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Wise County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,127. Its county seat is Decatur. Wise County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan statistical area – Wikipedia.