Two killed in Huffman head-on crash

An aerial view of the accident scene at 28000 FM2100 near Jackpine. Sheriff’s deputies spent hours investigating the debree and skid marks after the accident.

HUFFMAN–Two men died in a head-on crash in Huffman last Thursday (August 9) morning.

The accident happened in the 28000 block of FM 2100 near Jackpine around 6:00 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies said.

Officials said a Dodge pickup was traveling northbound on FM 2100 and crossed the center line, slamming a white Toyota Tundra traveling southbound.

Shawn Emery, driver of the Dodge, and Charles Strnadel IV, driver of the Toyota, died at the scene, officials said.

A baby-girl, daughter of Strnadel, was in his dad’s truck and was airlifted to Memorial Herman Hospital in stable condition and is expected to survive.

Strnadel was taking his daughter to a day care, authorities said.

The accident is under investigation, speed may have been the factor, but authorities are also testing for any alcohol or drugs.