Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, merge on Highway 87 in Orange, Texas, when the incident occurred. The truck was towing a tractor-trailer trailer, according to a statement from the Orange Police Department.
The newlyweds leave the Peace Justice district after their marriage ceremony, Lieutenant Gary Keaton, an agency spokesman. Behind them were the groom's mother and sister, who witnessed the deadly collision.
"I watched my baby die," Harley Morgan's mother, Kenya, told KFDM. "I still carry my son's blood because I tried to tear him and her out of the car."
"This is an image that will haunt me for the rest of my life. I will never forget it. It will never go away. I will see the truck hit my baby and kill my baby every night of my life for the rest of my life. when I'm on the ground. "
The truck driver was not injured. [1
Justice of the peace, who married only two minutes earlier, went to the scene of his death, KFDM reports.
The Orange Police Detective Unit is investigating the incident, according to a statement.
Orange County is in the Beaumont-Port Arthur area of southeast Texas.